Animal Health Adaptations UK

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM TO THE ANIMALS, AQUATIC ANIMAL HEALTH, INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES, PLANT PROPAGATING MATERIAL AND SEEDS (AMENDMENT) (EU EXIT) REGULATIONS 2020 1. Introduction 1.1 This Explanatory Memorandum has been prepared by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (“Defra”) and is laid before Parliament by Act. 1.2 This Memorandum contains information for the Sifting […]

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New UK SPS Import System (post-TRACES)

Guidance Import of products, animals, food and feed system (IPAFFS) Use IPAFFS to notify authorities that you’re importing live animals and germinal products into England, Scotland and Wales from the EU. Published 18 March 2019 Last updated 29 June 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency […]

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Importing Live Animals

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Misc Food & Drink Labelling Changes

DExEU/EM/7-2018.2 1 EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM TO THE FOOD AND DRINK (MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS RELATNG TO FOOD AND WINE COMPOSITION, INFORMATION AND LABELLING) REGULATIONS 2021 2021 No. [XXXX] 1. Introduction 1.1 This Explanatory Memorandum has been prepared by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (“Defra”) and is laid before Parliament by Act. 1.2 This memorandum contains information for the […]

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Export Horses & Ponies UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Export horses and ponies: special rules Current rules for exporting horses and other equines, including ponies and donkeys, to the EU and Northern Ireland (NI). Published 7 November 2016 Last updated 5 January 2021 — see all updates From: Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents Exporting or moving equines from Great Britain (GB) to the […]

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Importing Fish UK No-Deal Guidance

Guidance Importing or moving fish to the UK How to import or move fish for human consumption to the UK. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents Health certificates Direct landings by foreign fishing vessels into the UK Direct landings by GB-flagged fishing vessels into NI Direct landings by […]

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Transit Animals + Animal Products UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Transiting animals and animal products through Great Britain Rules to follow if you’re moving animals or animal products from one third country to another third country and transiting Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales), known as ‘landbridge’ movements. Published 18 December 2020 Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, […]

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GB Farming Business UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Farming businesses: working after Brexit transition What you need to do as a farming business to trade with the EU. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents Farm and rural payments: Basic Payment Scheme and Rural Development Programme for England Importing and exporting Marketing standards Your employees Food […]

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GB Food & Drink Business UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Food and drink businesses: working with the EU What you need to do as a food and drink business to work with the EU. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents Food labelling Importing and exporting Marketing standards Non-harmonised food products Your employees Data protection Print this page […]

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Animals & Animal Products UK No-Deal Guidance

Guidance Importing or moving live animals, animal products and high risk food and feed not of animal origin The checks you need to make, the documents you need and how to notify the authorities for live animals, animal products and high risk food or feed not of animal origin (HRFNAO). Published 31 December 2020 From: […]

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DUS Plant Testing UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance DUS protocols for testing plant varieties Protocols and procedures for testing the distinctiveness, uniformity and stability (DUS) of certain agricultural and vegetable plants. Published 16 June 2014 Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates From: Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents EU Directive DUS tests DUS criteria DUS protocols Print this page The […]

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Export Livestock UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Export or move livestock and poultry Rules you need to follow to export cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and poultry. Published 11 November 2016 Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates From: Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents General exporting rules Register for the poultry health scheme Quarantine rules for livestock and poultry […]

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Timber Products Regs HL Report

Timber and Timber Products and FLEGT (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 In Focus Published Friday, 23 October, 2020 In Focus Brexit & the EU Environment Emily Haves The draft Timber and Timber Products and FLEGT (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 would amend the retained EU law prohibiting the sale of illegally harvested timber. The purpose of […]

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Trading Plant Products UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Importing and exporting plants and plant products from 1 January 2021 How to trade plants and plant products, including trees, inside and outside the EU and between Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021. Published 10 June 2020 Last updated 29 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & […]

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Organic Products Post-Deal UK Guidance

Guidance Trading and labelling organic food from 1 January 2021 How rules for producing, processing, labelling and trading organic food will change from 1 January 2021. Published 18 February 2019 Last updated 28 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Brexit transition: new rules for 2021 The UK has […]

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Export Live Animal + Animal Products Post-eal Guidance

Guidance Export or move live animals and animal products to the EU or Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021 What you need to do to export or move live animals, products of animal origin and animal by-products to the EU or Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021. Published 20 February 2019 Last updated 28 December […]

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Customs Clearance for Animal Products

Customs clearance for animals and animal products The Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES) is an online system for health certification and tracking consignments of animals or animal products coming into or out of the UK. Published 27 July 2012 Last updated 23 August 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & […]

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Importing High Risk Foods [UK]

Importing high risk foods Defining what a high risk product is, guidance on aflatoxin levels in imported food, current EU restrictions and guidance for importing certain produce from non-EU countries. Last updated 10 May 2019 What you need to know if we leave the EU with no deal Leaving the EU with a deal remains the […]

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Importing Products of Animal Origin [UK]

Importing products of animal origin Imports refer only to products which come from outside of the EU. Importing products of animal origin (POAO) or fishery products has potential hazards which all involved businesses should be aware of. Last updated 14 December 2017 View PDF Print this page Share This includes the following food groups: meat, including […]

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Importing Products Non-Animal Origin [UK]

Importing products of non-animal origin Explains the legal requirements that food businesses who import products of non-animal origin into the UK must comply with. Last updated 15 December 2017 Imports refer only to products which come from outside of the EU. This legislation lists the products of non-animal that have increased levels of controls when importing into the […]

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Importing Fishery Products [UK]

Importing fishery products or bivalve molluscs Guidance on safely importing fishery products or bivalve molluscs into the UK from non-EU countries, controls at point of entry and information on identification marking. Last updated 14 December 2017 Share There are strict rules for the commercial import from outside the European Union (EU) of fishery products, bivalve molluscs […]

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Importing Food within EU [UK]

Importing food from within the EU Information on EU member states, food establishments selling products of animal origin and considerations for importing fishery products. Last updated 1 February 2018 View PDF Print this page Share EU Member States A full list of EU member states that have freed trade between them is available online. Please note that the […]

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Export Food and Drink [UK]

Exports of food and drink Information for businesses on how to export food and drink products to a non-EU country. Last updated 4 January 2017 Share The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the UK Central Competent Authority (CCA) for International Trade. They are responsible for negotiating new export markets in non-EU countries […]

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CAP Tariff Issues [UK]

Guidance UK Trade Tariff: Common Agricultural Policy (charges and refunds) Updated 28 April 2016 Contents 1.General 2.CAP imports 3.CAP exports 4.Further information 1. General 1.1 Agricultural duties and charges Certain basic and processed products in the agricultural sector are subject to customs duties and other charges under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the European Union (EU). […]

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PEACHES System [UK]

Guidance Using the PEACH system to import plants and fresh produce How to register with and use the Procedure for Electronic Application for Certificates (PEACH) online system to comply with regulations when importing plants or fruits and vegetables. Published 9 October 2012 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Applies to: England and Wales […]

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TRACES [UK]

Customs clearance for animals and animal products The Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES) is an online system for importers and exporters to provide health certification and track consignments of animals or animal products. Published 27 July 2012 Last updated 25 March 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents […]

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