The first EU guidelines for planning surveys of new and quarantine plant pests have been published in April 2020 by EFSA Plant health panel. Official surveys have been in place in EU Memeber States for two decades based on international standards. “How to organise a national detection survey?” is a question I have been often asked and provided answers.
Global health security depends on the weakest points in the chain of public health, animal health and plant health. All countries of the world need to be at the certain level of preparedness for pandemic outbreaks in these sectors.
European Union has implemented stricter phytosanitary rules for imports of several species of fruits, including apples. Since 1st of September 2019 a phytosanitary certificate has been required for import from all third countries for apples. Quarantine pests, which must be absent from apple fruits, were listed in Annex I to the Directive 2000/29/EC and specialContinue reading “How to import apples to the EU?”
Pest risk analysis and risk categorization have been discussed in North Macedonia with the aim to achieve better protection from new risks arising from international trade, traffic and travelling and at the same time better use of resources focusing to different categories of pests, harmful to plants.
The most harmful organisms of plants are listed as quarantine pests, which are regulated according to the pathways of their possible introduction into area or country – with their host plants or other goods in international trade.
Izvozne pošiljke vsakovrstnega blaga, namenjene v Avstralijo ali Novo Zelandijo, bodo morale biti po 1. septembru toplotno obdelane ali zaplinjene ali pa bo kako drugače treba zagotoviti, da so brez karantenskih žuželk.
Objave na tem blogu nastanejo kot del dnevne rutine spremljanja uradnih objav o spremembah zelenih pravil, ki jih je treba poznati v mednarodni trgovini z rastlinskim blagom, pa tudi v zasebnem življenju, ko potujemo v tujino ali ko naročamo rastline preko spleta.