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Information for private individuals - Food, Meat and Dairy Products

Published on August 14, 2014
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In view of the continuing risk of serious animal diseases being introduced into the Community via personal imports, Commission Regulation (EC) No 745/2004 permanently prohibits all personal consignments of meat, meat products, milk and milk products from entering the EU, including packages sent to private persons.

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Travelers are, however, allowed to bring in limited quantities of infant or specialist food required for medical purposes from all third countries, providing that:

• such products do not require refrigeration before opening,

• that they are packaged proprietary brand products for direct sale to the final consumer,

• and the packaging is unbroken unless in current use.

Extensive information available at:

http://www.ambafrance-us.org/spip.p...

http://fr.ambafrance-us.org/spip.ph...

http://ec.europa.eu/food/animal/animalproducts/personal_imports/index_en.htm

And: Direction générale de l’Alimentation
Bureau de la santé des végétaux
251 rue de Vaugirard
75732 Paris cedex 15
Tel: 01 49 55 81 88

http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/i...

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