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COVID-19, New Regulations EU 466/2020 of 30th March 2020 and amendments to EU 848/2018 published

A new Regulation EU 466/2020 of 30th March 2020, effective from today along with amendments to EU 848/2018 have been published. The Regulation defines optional temporary measures for the official controls in relation to the current situation with COVID-19 in Europe.

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EU 200323 COMM letter Imports_COVID-19

The first two acts amending EU 848/2018 have been published in the EU Official Journal – please find attached herewith and the links:

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/427: amendments to Annex II related to 1) sprouted seeds, 2) feeding of bee colonies and 3) juvenile production & feed in aquaculture

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/464: integrating the Basic Act on different issues:

 Retroactive recognition of the conversion period (documents to be provided)
 Production rules for bovine, ovine, caprine, equine animals
 Production rules for cervine animals
 Production rules for porcine animals
 Production rules for poultry
 Production rules for rabbits
 Production rules for aquaculture animals
 Production rules for processed food and feed
 Information concerning availability of organic and in conversion PRM, animals and aquaculture juveniles.
 Annex I and II: stocking densities and minimum outdoor/indoor areas for livestock and aquaculture
Annex III: Member States databases on PRM, animals and aquaculture juveniles

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