China lifts its import ban on animal products from Denmark, France, Germany and United Kingdom

China has confirmed that it is lifting its import ban introduced 4 years ago on bovine & ovine genetic material from Denmark, France, Germany and United Kingdom due to Schmallenberg virus. The decision – preceded with joint efforts of various Commission services and EU Member States - was announced by the Chinese Minister of Agriculture … Continue reading China lifts its import ban on animal products from Denmark, France, Germany and United Kingdom

Japan lifts the ban on imports of Danish beef after other EU Member States

On 2 February 2016, Japan lifted its long-term ban on Danish beef based on an alleged risk of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). The decision on products from Denmark follows an earlier opening of the Japanese market to beef products from France, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Poland. Japan introduced an import ban on beef from the … Continue reading Japan lifts the ban on imports of Danish beef after other EU Member States