Prolongation of the additional official inspections of the imported organic products into the EU from Ukraine, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation

European Commission Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development Directorate

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Dear organic market operators,

From 31.12.2017 until 31.12.2018 the additional control measures have to be applied to the following products and the operators producing, processing, trading or exporting such products: organic food and feed with the following CN-codes originating from Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Russian Federation:

  • Chapter 10 – Cereals
  • Chapter 11 – Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
  • Chapter 12 – Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (including 12.06 - Sunflower seeds)
  • Chapter 23 – Residues and waste from the food industries, prepared animal fodder (including 23.06 - Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of vegetable fats or oils, other than those of heading 2304 or 2305)

Link to check CN-Code for your products: http://trade.ec.europa.eu/tradehelp/ 

For more details, please see the Guidelines on additional official controls on products originating from Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Russian Federation.