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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Trade in Agriculture

Brexit: Trade issues for food and agriculture Published Tuesday, November 5, 2019 This briefing discusses how future UK trade policy after Brexit could affect the availability, price and quality of food, as well as the prospects for farmers, food producers and processors. It sets out key statistics on the UK’s international food and drink trade […]

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Agriculture and Fisheries (UK White Paper)

Agriculture, food and fisheries products There is extensive trade between the UK and the EU in agriculture (food, feed, and drink) products and the EU is the UK’s single largest trade partner.7 70 percent of UK agri-food imports came from the EU in 2017. Food and drink manufacturing is the UK’s largest manufacturing sector, contributing […]

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Vet Medicines Regulation UK No Deal Notes

Purpose The purpose of this notice is to outline the arrangements that would come into force to regulate veterinary medicines in the unlikely event the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) with no agreement in place, with specific reference to: Marketing Authorisation Holder (MAH) – legal presence requirements Veterinary ‘Generic’ Marketing Authorisations – […]

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Vet Medicines Registration UK No Deal Notes

Purpose The purpose of this notice is to outline the arrangements that would come into force to regulate veterinary medicines in the unlikely event the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) with no deal in place, with specific reference to: batch testing of veterinary medicines Qualified Person (QP) batch certification and release of […]

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Animal Medicine IT Systems UK No Deal Notes

Purpose The purpose of this notice is to inform key stakeholders of the actions they will need to undertake to continue to submit regulatory and notification information to the UK, via the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD), in the event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. Before 29 […]

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Timber UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice sets out how buying and selling timber or timber products (‘timber’) covered by the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) regulation would be affected if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without a deal. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Timber supply chains are regulated to […]

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Fertilisers

Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Rules and requirements around manufacturing and marketing fertilisers in the UK are currently partially harmonised with the EU. This means there are two frameworks – a domestic framework and an EU framework – under which manufacturers can choose to market their products. The domestic framework consists of the Fertilisers Regulations 1991 […]

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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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Biocidal Prducts UK No Deal Notes

Purpose The purpose of this notice is to outline the arrangements that would come into force to regulate chemicals in the unlikely event the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) with no agreement in place, with respect to the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 (BPR). Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Biocidal products control […]

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Breeding Animals UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice provides information to help breed societies recognised under zootechnical legislation and related breeders and businesses get ready for changes they may need to make if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without a deal. The legislation applies to purebred equines, cattle, sheep, pigs and goats, hybrid breeding pigs and their […]

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Plant Variety Notes UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice sets out how trade in seed and propagating material between the UK and the EU would be affected if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without a deal, and how plant breeders would be able to protect their intellectual property. Before March 2019 Plant variety rights Plant variety rights are […]

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Pesticides UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice outlines the arrangements that would come into force to regulate pesticides in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no deal. Plant Protection Products (PPPs) (also known as “pesticides”) are treatments that protect valuable plants such as crops against pests and diseases or prevent the growth […]

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UK Commons Committee Food Trade

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UK Commons Committee Future Farming

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UK Commons Committee Food Impact

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EU Study UK Agricultural Trade

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Licence Verification System [UK}

Guidance Automatic Licence Verification System (ALVS) across HM Government How to import regulated horticultural, plants, live animals and animal products using the automatic, multi-agency approval system. Published 20 September 2012 Last updated 1 March 2019 — see all updates From: HM Revenue & Customs Contents Introduction Imports in the scope of the ALVS Exclusions from the […]

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Fertilisers

Manufacturing and marketing fertilisers if there is no Brexit deal How manufacturers and importers of fertilisers can prepare for the rules and processes that will apply if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Published 11 March 2019 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Welsh Government, The Scottish Government, and Northern Ireland Executive Contents Rules […]

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Veterinary Sector

The veterinary sector and preparing for EU Exit If the UK leaves the EU on 29 March without a deal, there may be changes that affect private, official or abattoir veterinarians. Published 7 March 2019 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents Importing and exporting Changes to pet travel Veterinary medicines Your employees […]

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GM Foods No Deal Notes

Updated 19 December 2018 Contents Purpose Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) After 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) if there’s no deal Delivering the deal negotiated with the EU remains the government’s top priority. This has not changed. However, the government must prepare for every eventuality, including a no deal scenario. For two years, the government has been implementing […]

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Organic Food [No Deal]

Producing and processing organic food if there’s no Brexit deal Updated 19 December 2018 Contents Purpose Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) After 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) if there’s no deal Delivering the deal negotiated with the EU remains the government’s top priority. This has not changed. However, the government must prepare for every eventuality, including a no […]

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Trading Timber Guidance

Trading timber: imports and exports if there’s no Brexit deal Prepare for the rules that will apply to buying and selling timber and timber products if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. Published 22 January 2019 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents Rules from 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Importing timber for […]

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Plant Health Approval Facilities Guidance

Approval and operation of Plant Health Inspection Facilities at Place of First Arrival if there’s no Brexit deal How facilities for plant health controlled commodities imported into England and Wales from non-EU countries via roll on roll off terminals can get designation if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. Published 19 December 2018 […]

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Farming Sector Guidance

The farming sector and preparing for EU Exit If the UK leaves the EU on 29 March without a Brexit deal, there may be changes that affect your arable, livestock or horticulture farming business. Published 18 February 2019 Last updated 21 February 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents […]

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