FSAI Guidance Food Importers

Brexit Get ready for the end of the Brexit transition period Have a look at our Brexit resources for help and guidance on what you need to do. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 1 February 2020 after the EU and the UK concluded a Withdrawal Agreement which facilitates an orderly UK departure from the EU. […]

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FSAI Guidance Food Imports

Food Imports Importing Steps to take Getting ready  Importing From 1 January 2021, food and food contact materials coming from Great Britain will be an import from a third country (a non-EU country). To continue to trade with Great Britain from this date, you will need to comply with import requirements. Knowing these requirements will help […]

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FSAI Guidance Labelling

Food Labelling and Brexit Foods placed on the EU market must comply with EU food law. The rules for labelling are set out in Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to the consumer. Visit our labelling legislation section for information on the general labelling requirements. From 1 January 2021, if you import food […]

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Joint Veterinary Labelling for UK & Ire

Guidance Joint labelling for veterinary medicines for use in the UK and Ireland Guidance for the veterinary pharmaceutical industry on how to apply for and maintain a joint-label for use on veterinary medicines placed on the market in the UK and Ireland. From: Veterinary Medicines Directorate Published 15 March 2021 Contents Eligible Marketing Authorisations and […]

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Importing Animal Products

Food Industry Development, Trade, Markets & the Economy Trade, Imports & Exports Live Animal Imports Guidance Documents for TRACES NT Import of Animal By Products Hay and Straw Designated Border Control Posts Contact Us Contact Form Call us on 01 607 2000 Drop in: Local Offices Register for phone and email updates About Us Press Publications Schemes […]

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Agriculture Registration

Registration The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020 on the basis of the Withdrawal Agreement which was agreed by the European Council on 17 October 2019. The agreement includes a transition period until at least 31 December 2020. During this time, EU rules and regulations will continue to apply to the UK and the UK will remain […]

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Importation and Movement

Import of live animals. There are a number of directives dealing with both the import and transit of animals.  One category of directives deals with imports from outside the EU whereas another category deal with imports between EU states.  Technically imports between EU states are described as intra-EU trade whereas imports referred to imports from […]

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Import & Export of Animals

General There are a number of directives dealing with both the import and transit of animals.  One category of directives deals with imports from outside the EU whereas another category deal with imports between EU states.  Technically imports between EU states are described as intra EU trade whereas imports referred to imports from outside the […]

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Agricultural Products

The CAP There are import and export controls and duties designed to maintain the single market in various agricultural products under the Common Agricultural Policy. CAP  controls and duties apply when goods enter or leave the European Union. They do not generally apply to trade within the EU. CAP goods include food, agricultural and horticultural […]

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Agricultural Goods Trade

The CAP There are import and export controls and duties designed to maintain the single market in various agricultural products under the Common Agricultural Policy. CAP  controls and duties apply when goods enter or leave the European Union. They do not generally apply to trade within the EU. CAP goods include food, agricultural and horticultural […]

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Food Hygiene Controls

Overview The importation of food products from outside the EU requires compliance with EU and UK hygiene, safety, labeling and food composition regulations.  The hazard analysis and critical control point after primary production stage (HACCP) system is used.   Non-EU suppliers must have equivalent systems in place. Food businesses after primary production must work in accordance […]

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Food Safety Controls

Overview The importation of food products from outside the EU requires compliance with EU and UK hygiene safety, labelling and food composition regulations.  The hazard analysis and critical control point after the primary production stage (HACCP) system is used.   Non-EU suppliers must have equivalent systems in place. Food businesses after primary production must work in […]

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Veterinary Entry Document for Animals

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Creating Health Documents

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Pallets Wood & Forestry Products

FAQs Q: What is a Phytosanitary Certificate? A: A Phytosanitary Certificate is a legal document issued by the NPPO (National Plant Protection Organisation) of the country of export for goods and commercial consignemts of plant origin certifying that they are free from certain / specified harmful and quarantine pests and diseases. Q: What is a […]

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Importing Plant an Vegetable Products

Brexit The UK left  the European Union on 31 January 2020. There will be a transition period until at least 31 December 2020.  During this time, EU rules will continue to apply to the UK. Following its departure, the UK will become a third country. DAFM will play a key role in implementing and enforcing EU law […]

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Plant Products

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Completing CVED Form

Explanatory Notes for completion of CVEDP (Animal Products) Updated 04/09/2019 Page 1 Notes for guidance for the CVEDP certificate General Complete the certificate in capitals. Where there is an option to delete a box or it is not relevant, clearly deface or cross out the whole numbered box. To indicate positively any option, tick or […]

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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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Import Controls Dept Agriculture Ireland

Import Controls Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) control inspections are required at the EU/Third Country borders under EU law on the protection of animal health, plant health and food safety. Such controls (referred to as official controls) apply to live animals and animal products, as well as plants and plant products entering the Single Market, and […]

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Food EU Preparedness

Brussels, 20 March 2019 REV2 – Replaces the notice REV1 published on 1 February 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS BREXIT AND EU FOOD LAW AND EU RULES ON QUALITY SCHEMES The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on […]

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Trading in Animals and Animal Products

  8 April 2019 Addressing the challenges of a no deal Brexit takes place at a number of levels and requires responses at the EU level, responses by Government, responses by citizens, and responses by businesses and affected sectors. While extensive Brexit preparedness and contingency planning has already been undertaken across Government, it is only […]

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Irish Agriculture Traders Notes Equine and Pets

Movement of equines between Ireland and Great Britain, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal This notice provides information on the movement of equines between Ireland and Great Britain (GB), if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. In a no-deal scenario: – the Tripartite Agreement between Ireland, France and the UK […]

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