Food and Feed Changes 14th January 2019

11-Jan-2019

There are several changes to the list of products subject to control from the 14th January 2019, which includes the addition of black pepper from Brazil and crushed or ground Capsicum from China. The primary legislation, Commission Regulation 669/2009 is updated every 6 months - the current legislative update is Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/35.

A common entry document (CED) will need to be submitted for all consignments and sampling will be carried out in accordance with the published frequencies. All CEDs must be submitted on TRACES.

The Commission Implementing Regulation will update and replace the list of food and feed controlled by Commission Regulation 669/2009. Products that are affected by the changes have been identified below.


New products subject to control

Product CN Code
Country of Origin Contaminant Checking Frequency

Black pepper (Piper) (Food - neither crushed nor ground)

ex 0904 11 00 10
Brazil Salmonella 20%

Sweet peppers
 (Capsicum annuum) (Food - crushed or ground)

ex 0904 22 00 11 China Salmonella 20%

Aubergines
(Solanum melongena) (Food - fresh or chilled)

0709 30 00
Dominican Republic Pesticide residues 20%

Sesamum Seeds
 (Food - fresh or chilled)

1207 40 90
Ethiopia Salmonella 50%

Beans 
(Vigna spp., Phaseolus spp.) (Food - fresh or chilled)

0708 20
Kenya Pesticide residues 5%

Peppers (other than sweet)
 (Capsicum spp.) (Food - fresh, chilled or frozen)

ex 0709 60 99 20
ex 0710 80 59 20
Uganda Pesticide residues 20%


Products subject to a change to frequency of controls

Product CN Code
Country of Origin Contaminant Checking Frequency

Sweet peppers 
(Capsicum annuum)


Peppers (other than sweet)
 (Capsicum spp.)
(Food - fresh, chilled or frozen vegetables) 

0709 60 10
0710 80 51

ex 0709 60 99 20
ex 0710 80 59 20
Egypt Pesticide residues 20%
(Increase from 10%)

Hazelnuts - In shell
Hazelnuts - Shelled 

Flour, meal and powder of hazelnuts

Hazelnuts otherwise prepared or preserved
(Food)

0802 21 00
0802 22 00

ex 1106 30 90 40

ex 2008 19 19 30
ex 2008 19 95 20
ex 2008 19 99 30
Georgia Aflatoxin 50%
(Increase from 20%)

Peppers (other than sweet) (Capsicum spp.) 
(Food - fresh, chilled or dried)

ex 0709 60 99 20
ex 0710 80 59 20
India Pesticide residues 20%
(Increase from 10%)

Peppers (other than sweet)
(Capsicum spp.)
(Food - fresh, chilled or frozen)

ex 0709 60 99 20
ex 0710 80 59 20 
Pakistan Pesticide residues 20%
(Increase from 10%)

Peppers (sweet or other than sweet) (Capsicum spp.) 
(Food - dried, roasted, crushed or ground)

ex 2008 99 99 79
0904 21 10
ex 0904 21 90 20
ex 0904 22 00 11;19
Sri Lanka Aflatoxin 50%
(Increase from 20%)

Delistings 

  • Pineapples from Benin (Pesticides)


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