Health certification feed controls aflatoxin06-Oct-2014
Port Health Update - Imports of Food and Feed
Aflatoxin controls feed - enforcement health certificate requirements from 1 November 2014
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 884/2014 sets out a control regime for food and feed in relation to aflatoxin contamination. The law has applied since Sept 3, 2014.
The law requires that all imports are accompanied by:-
Sampling and Analysis
To be carried out in accordance with the protocols laid down in legislation:-
Consignments not accompanied by the specified documents must be returned to the country of origin or destroyed.
There are several problems that have been identified as causing issues with controlled imports. These requirements are specified in the law and will result in the refusal of the consignment.
The law specifies that:
The consignment must not be removed from the port until the checks have been completed; consignments leaving the port are considered to be an illegal import and must be re-exported or destroyed.
Additional details about Import Controls and the procedures for the submission of a CED can be viewed here.