Plant Health Day: Plants also need a passport in the EU
The plant passport guarantees safe trade of plants within the EU and the containment of the spread of plant pests. On the occasion of the 2nd International Plant Health Day, the Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) and the BAES draw attention to the importance of this label and explain how consumers can read it correctly. Buying plants regionally can also save transport distances and thus CO2.
BAES supports fight against environmental crime
In the future, the BAES and the Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) will jointly contribute their expertise to an Austrian task force to combat environmental crime.
Product recall of the plant protection product "Luna Sensation"
Bayer is recalling the crop protection product Luna® Sensation (Reg. No. 3603-0) with lot number EM4L034635.
Product recall of the plant protection product "VINOSTAR"
The company Adama Deutschland GmbH recalls the plant protection product VINOSTAR® (Reg. Nur. 3269-0) with the batch number 411324237.
Plant Health: Update of import bans on high-risk plants
According to the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/2019, certain "high-risk plants" from third countries are subject to an import ban.
Product warning: Dog food Wolfsblut Adult Atlantic Tuna, Tuna and Sea Lettuce, 2 kg and 15 kg.
The company Healthfood24 GmbH recalls more complete feeds of the brand Wolfsblut.
Plant health: update of the "special requirements" for the import of plants
When importing live plants (other than tissue culture) from third countries, certain "additional declarations" must be included on the phytosanitary certificate.
Change of the deadline for the delivery of fresh eggs to consumers
EU regulations concerning the marketing of fresh eggs will be replaced by a 28-day period after laying, instead of the previous 21-day period.
Soccer World Cup in Qatar: Help not to introduce dangerous plant diseases or pests
However, visitors to the World Cup in Qatar should note that not all goods may be taken to Austria or the European Union (EU) without hesitation.
Product recall: Dog food Wolfsblut Atlantic Tuna, 500g
The company Healthfood24 GmbH recalls the complete feed Wolfsblut Atlantic Tuna, 500g with the batch number 508744.