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THE LATEST ON EU AGRI-FOOD POLICIES IMPACTING LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES

Temporary increased official controls on food of certain origins

Published by AGRINFO on ; Revised

Summary

The EU introduces Regulations to temporarily increase official controls on certain food products from specific countries when a potential risk to public health is identified. The latest such Regulation brings in increased controls for products from some countries, as well as reducing controls for others where the risk has reduced. The countries for which official controls have changed are: Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Madagascar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Türkiye, Uganda, and Vietnam. An updated list of all increased official controls is provided in the Annex to Regulation 2024/286.