Ukraine has made progress in boosting food safety despite the war, but there are still areas that need improvement, according to a European Commission assessment.

Several reports on countries trying to become EU member states cover various sectors and developments in the past year in Serbia, Moldova, Turkey, Ukraine, and

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Norway must improve its import control system for products of animal origin, according to a report from the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).

The recommendations by the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) follow an updated country profile in July 2020, assessing Norway’s performance in food and veterinary areas. This profile is
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) has expressed “continued concern” about part of a draft regulation put forth by the European Union.

Veterinary Services officials at APHIS say their fears, first raised in 2017, relate to a list requirement for raw materials intended for
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