NI will be able to send its organic goods to the EU as it does now. The EU has confirmed control bodies established in NI
Yes, over-stickering will be permitted, but you must take care not to obscure any other mandatory information.
Products moving to NI from 1 January 2021 will require either an EU or NI based address of the FBO or the importer.
Do we have clarity on additional labelling -“These products from the United Kingdom may not be marketed outside Northern Ireland” Does this need to be on the retail pack, case, or pallet?
Further work is being undertaken at present to provide clarity on this issue, with the preference being that it would be labelled on a pallet
The address must be stated on each selling unit
Food for further processing does not come under the food information requirements, however there will be full traceability. For POAO the traceability comes from the
I’ve heard that if exporting to NI all packaging needs both a UK address and NI address. Is this the case, as we are concerned this will not happen in time for January with our current packaging stocks?
From 1 January, the NI address alone will be sufficient. NI enforcement authorities are aware of the need to be proportionate and risk-based in their
On labelling, we send beef to NI that is further processed, before being sent back to GB. We have been told that as the product is not for sale in shops it does not have to have a FBO EU address. is this the case for the mainland Europe too?
Yes, this is correct. An FBO address wouldn’t be required as it does not extend to food for further processing.
RE. Health Marks -is there a grace period from GB -NI on this, can we send in the current health mark after 1st January?
Under the current arrangements, if the retailers involved are not part of the authorised traders cheme, they will have to fulfil the new arrangements from
Yes, this would be acceptable.