Written Q&A to EU Commission – Mangoes import ban from India

Question for written answer to the Commission Glenis Willmott (S&D) Subject: Mango ban In March 2014 the European Union banned imports of mangoes (and some other produce) from India. The ban came into force at the beginning of May, coinciding with the high season for the mangoes. The ban was proposed because the fruit was repeatedly … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Mangoes import ban from India

Plant Health: Commission updates rules to better protect Europe’s crops and forests from harmful pests and diseases

EU legislation on plant health aims to better protect crops, fruit, vegetables, ornamentals and forests from quarantine pests (harmful organisms) by preventing their introduction into the EU or their spread within the EU. EU plant health legislation contributes to sustainable agricultural and horticultural production through plant health protection. It also contributes to the protection of … Continue reading Plant Health: Commission updates rules to better protect Europe’s crops and forests from harmful pests and diseases