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Import of animal by-products from third countries

Veterinary rules to import and transit animal by-products.


General import and transit conditions:
See "Import" and "Import from third countries".
You find the specific conditions to import and transit a given product in the corresponding subsection (left on this page).

Approved supplying establishments in third countries

Lists of suppliers in third countries must be included in the TRACES system according to the technical specifications published by the Commission on its website. The veterinary authorities of the approved country of origin are responsible for permitting goods for export only from suppliers that meet the requirements of Regulation (EC) 1069/2009 and Regulation (EU) 142/2011.
Decision 2007/453/EC lists the BSE status of third countries or regions thereof. The list was last amended and replaced by

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