From January 2021, live animals and germinal products imported from the EU will be subject to new import controls. These include the requirement for health
Are catch certificates required for composite products that contain fish material (processed products)?
Catch certificates are required for composite products with tariff codes that begin 1603 and 1604 where there is more than 20% fish content. Food supplements
ABPs would need to come from an NI registered or approved ABP premises and the consignment must be physically dispatched from those premises. Consignments and
We are still awaiting confirmation of rules on movement of ABPs from NI slaughterhouses south from NI to ROI. See also the Border Protocol Delivery Group
At the moment it is illegal under EU law for MBM to be exported from the EU to 3rd countries for incineration. The EU is considering
Yes, you’ll need to give the EU exporter or official veterinarian the unique notification number (UNN) produced by IPAFFS when you pre-notify APHA about the import. The exporter must
How can I find a suitably qualified professional to certify my products of animal origin for export to the EU?
The UK government maintains a list of those certified to provide that service here.
If animals raised in and transported from ROI to NI for slaughter then the animal by-products arising are deemed to be of NI origin and
UK Government has issued guidance to businesses on importing animals and products of animal origin from the EU and third countries
From new Border Operating Model page 61 of the PDF The level of physical and identity checks on EU goods from July 2021 will be
From new Border Operating Model page 61 of the PDF EU POAO and ABP will be required to be accompanied by an Export Health Certificate (EHC) or
You must submit your notification in IPAFFS at least one working day before the expected time of arrival at the point of entry. You can submit
No, from January 2021 documentary checks for live animals will be carried out remotely. APHA will carry out identity and physical checks on EU imports of
Will I be able to export my meat or meat based products to countries that the UK has a Free Trade Agreement with?
Please note that although the UK is negotiating FTAs with a number of countries, there is no guarantee that such details will include meat, dairy
Defra say they are committed to ensuring that EU stakeholders are aware of the changes required and have put the appropriate systems in place, as