Control of risk products of non-animal origin from third countries

Published 11.11.2013     Modified 11.12.2013

Certain risk products of non-animal origin from third countries shall be controlled at designated border inspection posts. The relevant border inspection posts that perform the control of different foods and feeds are specified in Norwegian regulations.

Commodities comprised by one of the following regulations (including later amendments of these) shall be notified in TRACES:

  • Commission Regulation (EC) No. 669/2009 regarding the increased level of official controls on imports of certain feed and food of non-animal origin.
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1152/2009 imposing special conditions governing the import of certain foodstuffs from certain third countries due to contamination risk by aflatoxins and repealing Decision 2006/504/EC.
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No. 91/2013 laying down specific conditions applicable to the import of groundnuts from Ghana and India, okra and curry leaves from India and watermelon seeds from Nigeria and amending Regulations (EC) No 669/2009 and (EC) No 1152/2009.
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) No. 287/2013 amending Implementing Decision 2011/884/EU on emergency measures regarding unauthorised genetically modified rice in rice products originating from China

The list of regulations is not fixed, and may be changed.

For more information on Regulation (EC) No. 669/2009, see information on the website of the European Commission.

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