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EU: new informative posters to avoid the entry of animal diseases through meat products

The European Commission has decided to give a new format to the posters so the information is presented in a more visible way to the travellers and the general public.

Tuesday 20 November 2018 (6 months 27 days ago)
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The European Commission has published, in the Official Journal of the EU, the two new kinds of posters destined to draw attention to travellers from third countries regarding the applicable veterinary conditions on the personal shipments brought into the EU, specifically animal products in the travellers' luggage.

The entry of animal products by the travellers implies a danger for animal health in the EU, because they can contain pathogens that cause infectious animal diseases.

In article 3 of Regulation (EC) 206/2009 it is established that the member states must ensure that in all the entry points to the EU the travellers from third countries are warned about the veterinary conditions applicable to the personal shipments brought into the EU. The information facilitated to the travellers must include, at least, the facts that appear on one of the two following posters:

Friday, November 16th, 2018/ Official Journal of the EU/ European Union.
https://eur-lex.europa.eu

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