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Extra Requirements for Certain Areas

There are certain areas that have additional requirements under Regulation (EU) 2017/625. These are:

  • products of animal origin intended for human consumption
  • residues of relevant substances in food and feed
  • animals, products of animal origin, germinal products, animal by-products and derived products
  • welfare requirements for animals
  • plant health
  • GMOs for the purpose of food and feed production and genetically modified food and feed
  • plant protection products
  • organic production and labelling of organic products
  • protected designations of origin, protected geographical indications and traditional specialities guaranteed
  • newly identified risks in relation to food and feed

Products of animal origin

Specific rules for products of animal origin are set out in Article 18 of Regulation (EU) 2017/625. These rules are supplemented by:

These rules apply in addition to the those of Regulation (EU) 2017/625 but only for activities and food business operators to which Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 applies.

They replace Regulation (EC) No 854/2004, which has been repealed.