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michela-velardo

Michela Velardo who previously worked at FieldFisher law firm and the Legal Service of the European Commission, has extensive expertise in European and national litigation. At this time, she has pleaded 140 cases in various fields of European Law. Michela regularly assists chemicals manufacturers (in relation to REACH, biocides and pesticides) and food companies, also on regulatory matters. Furthermore, she deals with case law of European Civil Service Law, European Social Law and International Employment Law. Michela, who works fluently in English, French and Italian, frequently speaks in conferences and writes articles for international law journals and magazines.

Email: michela.velardo@scea.eu

 

LATEST UPDATES

 

20/04/17: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/713 of 20 April 2017 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0713&from=EN

19/04/17: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/707 of 19 April 2017 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0707&qid=1492763848015&from=EN

18/04/17: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/701 of 18 April 2017 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1492763848015&uri=CELEX:32017R0701

12/04/17: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/694 of 12 April 2017 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1492271569707&uri=CELEX%3A32017R0694

3/04/17: Judgment T-28/16, Germany V Commission, Agriculture and Fisheries.
(EAGF and EAFRD — Expenditure excluded from financing — Rural development — Land consolidation and village renewal — Criteria used for selection of operations — Principle of sincere cooperation — Subsidiarity — Legitimate expectations — Proportionality — Obligation to state reasons)
http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=189473&pageIndex=0&doclang=EN&mode=req&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=868948

17/03/17: Statement of revenue and expenditure of the European Food Safety Authority for the financial year 2017. 

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017B0317(15)&qid=1489742112428&from=EN

16/03/17: EU strengthens controls along the agri-food chain.
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/341_it

16/03/17: EU support scheme helps to reduce milk production.
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-629_en.htm

16/03/17: 2016 Report of the Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products.
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-630_en.htm

15/03/17: Two new market observatories help advise on sugar & crop market developments.
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/340_it

15/03/17: Enforcement of rules along the agri-food chain in the EU.
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-611_en.htm

15/03/17: Proposal for a COUNCIL REGULATION amending Regulation (EU) 2017/127 as regards certain fishing opportunities.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/resource.html?uri=cellar:b0536f90-08aa-11e7-8a35-01aa75ed71a1.0007.02/DOC_1&format=PDF

15/03/17: Proposal for a COUNCIL REGULATION amending Regulation (EU) 2015/2192 on the allocation of the fishing opportunities under the Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=COM:2017:125:FIN&from=EN

14/03/17: Italy challenges portion-linked traffic light labeling.
http://www.eurofoodlaw.com/labelling/italy-challenges-portion-linked-traffic-light-labelling–1.htm

14/03/17: Proposal for a COUNCIL REGULATION amending Regulation (EU) 2017/127 as regards certain fishing opportunities.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/resource.html?uri=cellar:b0536f90-08aa-11e7-8a35-01aa75ed71a1.0007.02/DOC_1&format=PDF

13/03/17: DG Agri study on the ‘State of play of agricultural interbranch organisations (IBOs) in the EU’.
https://foodlawlatest.com/2017/03/13/dg-agri-study-on-the-state-of-play-of-agricultural-interbranch-organisations-ibos-in-the-eu/

13/03/17: Simpler rules and more support for fruit and vegetable producers.
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-526_en.htm

13/03/17: Case T-687/15: Judgment of the General Court of 2 February 2017 — Marcas Costa Brava v EUIPO — Excellent Brands JMI (Cremcaffé by Julius Meinl)
(EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for EU figurative mark Cremcaffé by Julius Meinl — Earlier EU figurative mark café crem — Relative ground for refusal — Lack of genuine use of the earlier mark — Article 42(2) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:62015TA0687&from=EN

13/03/17: Case T-510/15: Judgment of the General Court of 2 February 2017 — Mengozzi v EUIPO Consorzio per la tutela dell’olio extravergine di oliva Toscano (TOSCORO)
(EU trade mark — Invalidity proceedings — EU word mark TOSCORO — Earlier protected geographical indication ‘Toscano’ — Absolute ground for refusal — Article 142 of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 — Articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EEC) No 2081/92 — Declaration of partial invalidity)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:62015TA0510&from=EN

09/03/2017 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0309(04)&from=EN (*)

09/03/2017 – List of ports in EU Member States where landings and transhipment operations of fishery products are allowed and port services are accessible for third country fishing vessels, in accordance with Article 5(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0309(03)&from=EN (*)

09/03/2017 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/417 of 7 March 2017 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/247 on protective measures in relation to outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017D0417&from=EN (*)

09/03/2017 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/405 of 8 March 2017 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for sulfoxaflor in or on certain products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0405&from=EN (*)

08/03/2017 – Short-term outlook for agricultural markets shows recovery in EU milk prices
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/337_it

08/03/2017 – Bluetongue: EFSA reviews control measures
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/170308

07/03/2017 – Space: Latest Copernicus launch will improve services for farmers, fishermen and other users of land and sea maps
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-446_en.htm

07/03/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/385 of 2 March 2017 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Jamón de Huelva (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0385&from=EN (*)

07/03/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/384 of 2 March 2017 amending Annexes I and II to Regulation (EU) No 206/2010 as regards the models of veterinary certificates BOV-X, OVI-X, OVI-Y and RUM and the lists of third countries, territories or parts thereof from which the introduction into the Union of certain ungulates and of fresh meat is authorised
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0384&from=EN (*)

07/03/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/383 of 1 March 2017 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Prosciutto Veneto Berico-Euganeo (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0383&from=EN (*)

06/03/2017 – New guarantee fund to support investments in agri-food and forestry
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/335_it

06/03/2017 – New insights on perceptions of antimicrobial resistance
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/170306-0

02/03/2017 – Open Public Consultation in relation with the evaluation on the Regulation on nutrition and health claims made on foods.
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/dgs_consultations/food/consultation_20170302_nutrition-health-claims_en.htm (*)

02/03/2017 – Growing interest for futures markets in the dairy sector
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/334_it (*)

02/03/2017 – Food safety: simpler rules proposed for small retailers
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/170302 (*)

01/03/2017 – Decision No 1/2017 of the EU-Switzerland joint committee of 8 February 2017 amending Tables II, III and IV(b) of Protocol No 2 to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Swiss Confederation of 22 July 1972 as regards the provisions applicable to processed agricultural products [2017/362] http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:22017D0362&from=EN (*)

01/03/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/357 of 28 February 2017 concerning the non-approval of the active substance cyclaniliprole, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0357&from=EN (*)

01/03/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/356 of 15 February 2017 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications [Rheinisches Zuckerrübenkraut/Rheinischer Zuckerrübensirup/Rheinisches Rübenkraut (PGI)] http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0356&from=EN (*)

28/02/2017 – Publication of an amendment application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0228(02)&from=EN (*)

28/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/351 of 24 February 2017 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017D0351&from=EN (*)

28/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/337 of 27 February 2017 amending Regulation (EC) No 1375/2007 on imports of residues from the manufacture of starch from maize from the United States of America
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0337&from=EN (*)

28/02/2017 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/335 of 27 February 2017 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of steviol glycosides (E 960) as a sweetener in certain energy-reduced confectionery products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0335&from=EN (*)

28/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/333 of 14 February 2017 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications [Schwäbische Spätzle/Schwäbische Knöpfle (PGI)] http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0333&from=EN (*)

28/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/332 of 14 February 2017 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications [Pistacchio Verde di Bronte (PDO)] http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0332&from=EN (*)

27/02/3027 – Study on the impact of EU trade agreements on the EU agricultural sector
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/331_it

27/02/2017 – Trade agreements boost EU agri-food sector
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-339_en.htm

24/02/2017 – WTO confirms Russian pork ban is illegal
https://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/sante/item-detail.cfm?item_id=54722

24/02/2017 – Notice of information of the termination of the demarches with a third country notified on 12 December 2014 of the possibility of being identified as non-cooperating third countries pursuant to Council Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 establishing a Community system to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (*)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0224(02)&from=EN (*)

24/02/2017 – Notice of information of the termination of the demarches with a third country notified on 26 November 2013 of the possibility of being identified as non-cooperating third countries pursuant to Council Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 establishing a Community system to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0224(01)&from=EN (*)

24/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/316 of 22 February 2017 amending Regulation (EC) No 1484/95 as regards fixing representative prices in the poultrymeat and egg sectors and for egg albumin
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0316&from=EN (*)

23/02/3017 – Agri-food exports from the European Union reach record high in 2016, according to annual 2016 figures
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/330_it (*)

22/02/2017 – Childhood Obesity: Halting the rise
https://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/sante/item-detail.cfm?item_id=54634

22/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/307 of 21 February 2017 concerning the authorisation of dry grape extract of Vitis vinifera spp. vinifera as a feed additive for all animal species except for dogs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0307&from=EN (*)

21/02/2017 – Position (EU) no 1/2017 of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rules on animal health and welfare, plant health and plant protection products, amending Regulations (EC) No 999/2001, (EC) No 396/2005, (EC) No 1069/2009, (EC) No 1107/2009, (EU) No 1151/2012, (EU) No 652/2014, (EU) 2016/429 and (EU) 2016/2031 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Regulations (EC) No 1/2005 and (EC) No 1099/2009 and Council Directives 98/58/EC, 1999/74/EC, 2007/43/EC, 2008/119/EC and 2008/120/EC, and repealing Regulations (EC) No 854/2004 and (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Directives 89/608/EEC, 89/662/EEC, 90/425/EEC, 91/496/EEC, 96/23/EC, 96/93/EC and 97/78/EC and Council Decision 92/438/EEC (Official Controls Regulation)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017AG0001(01)&from=EN (*)

21/02/2017 – Position (EU) no 1/2017 of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rules on animal health and welfare, plant health and plant protection products, amending Regulations (EC) No 999/2001, (EC) No 396/2005, (EC) No 1069/2009, (EC) No 1107/2009, (EU) No 1151/2012, (EU) No 652/2014, (EU) 2016/429 and (EU) 2016/2031 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Regulations (EC) No 1/2005 and (EC) No 1099/2009 and Council Directives 98/58/EC, 1999/74/EC, 2007/43/EC, 2008/119/EC and 2008/120/EC, and repealing Regulations (EC) No 854/2004 and (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Directives 89/608/EEC, 89/662/EEC, 90/425/EEC, 91/496/EEC, 96/23/EC, 96/93/EC and 97/78/EC and Council Decision 92/438/EEC (Official Controls Regulation)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017AG0001(01)&from=EN (*)

21/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/302 of 15 February 2017 establishing best available techniques (BAT) conclusions, under Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, for the intensive rearing of poultry or pigs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017D0302&from=EN (*)

21/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/295 of 20 February 2017 on exceptional market support measures for the poultry meat sector in France
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0295&from=EN (*)

21/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/293 of 8 February 2017 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (West Wales Coracle Caught Salmon (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EL/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0293&from=EN (*)

20/02/2017 – Draft guidance on substances in food for infants below 16 weeks, open for comments
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/170220

10/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/229 of 9 February 2017 entering a name in the register of traditional specialities guaranteed (Traditionally Reared Pedigree Welsh Pork (TSG))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0229&from=EN (*)

09/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/219 of 8 February 2017 concerning the authorisation of a preparation of Bacillus subtilis (DSM 27273) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and weaned minor porcine species (holder of authorisation Chr. Hansen A/S)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0219&from=EN (*)

09/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/219 of 8 February 2017 concerning the authorisation of a preparation of Bacillus subtilis (DSM 27273) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and weaned minor porcine species (holder of authorisation Chr. Hansen A/S)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0219&from=EN (*)

09/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/218 of 6 February 2017 on the Union fishing fleet register
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0218&from=EN (*)

08/02/2017 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0208(04)&from=EN (*)

08/02/2017 – Application for approval of a minor amendment in accordance with the second subparagraph of Article 53(2) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0208(03)&from=EN (*)

08/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/210 of 7 February 2017 concerning the authorisation of a preparation of endo-1,4-beta-xylanase and endo-1,3(4)-beta-glucanase produced by Talaromyces versatilis sp. nov. IMI CC 378536 and Talaromyces versatilis sp. nov. DSM 26702 as a feed additive for laying hens (holder of the authorisation Adisseo France S.A.S.)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0210&from=EN (*)

08/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/211 of 7 February 2017 concerning the authorisation of a preparation of endo-1,4-beta-xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) produced by Bacillus subtilis (LMG-S 15136) as a feed additive for poultry, weaned piglets and pigs for fattening, and amending Regulations (EC) No 1259/2004, (EC) No 1206/2005, and (EC) No 322/2009 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 516/2007 (holder of authorisation Beldem, a division of Puratos NV)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0211&from=EN (*)

07/02/2017 – Common catalogue of varieties of vegetable species: first supplement to the 35th complete edition
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:C2017/040/02&from=EN (*)

07/02/2017 – Common catalogue of varieties of agricultural plant species: first supplement to the 35th complete edition
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:C2017/040/01&from=EN (*)

07/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/205 of 3 February 2017 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017D0205&from=EN (*)

07/02/2017 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/204 of 3 February 2017 authorising Member States to provide for a temporary derogation from certain provisions of Council Directive 2000/29/EC in respect of ash wood originating or processed in the United States of America, and repealing Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/2416 recognising certain areas of the United States of America as being free from Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017D0204&from=EN (*)

27/01/2017 – Antimicrobial resistance: Commission launches public consultation on new Action Plan
http://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/sante/newsletter-specific-archive-issue.cfm?newsletter_service_id=327&newsletter_issue_id=2199&page=1&fullDate=Fri%2027%20Jan%202017&lang=default

27/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/139 of 25 January 2017 amending Regulation (EC) No 1484/95 as regards fixing representative prices in the poultrymeat and egg sectors and for egg albumin
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0139&from=EN (*)

27/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/138 of 16 January 2017 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Raclette de Savoie (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0138&from=EN (*)

27/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/137 of 16 January 2017 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Pomme de terre de l’île de Ré (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0137&from=EN (*)

27/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/136 of 16 January 2017 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Ossau-Iraty (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0136&from=EN (*)

27/01/2017 – Council Regulation (EU) 2017/135 of 23 January 2017 amending Regulation (EU) 2016/1903 fixing for 2017 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks applicable in the Baltic Sea
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0135&from=EN (*)

26/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/129 of 25 January 2017 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 743/2013 introducing protective measures on imports of bivalve molluscs from Turkey intended for human consumption, as regards its period of application
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0129&from=EN (*)

25/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/119 of 13 January 2017 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications [Speck Alto Adige/Südtiroler Markenspeck/Südtiroler Speck (PGI)] http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0119&from=EN (*)

25/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/119 of 13 January 2017 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications [Speck Alto Adige/Südtiroler Markenspeck/Südtiroler Speck (PGI)] http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0119&from=EN (*)

25/01/2017 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/118 of 5 September 2016 establishing fisheries conservation measures for the protection of the marine environment in the North Sea
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0118&from=EN (*)

25/01/2017 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/117 of 5 September 2016

establishing fisheries conservation measures for the protection of the marine environment in the Baltic Sea and repealing Delegated Regulation
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0117&from=EN (*)

24/01/2017 – Animal Welfare: the Commission adopts the creation of a Platform
http://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/sante/newsletter-specific-archive-issue.cfm?newsletter_service_id=327&newsletter_issue_id=2112&page=1&fullDate=Tue%2024%20Jan%202017&lang=default

24/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/116 of 20 January 2017 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2122 on protective measures in relation to outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5N8 in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017D0116&from=EN (*)

24/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/115 of 20 January 2017 authorising the placing on the market of fermented soybean extract as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017D0115&from=EN (*)

23/01/2017 – Maize 1507 EFSA scientific opinion on an application for the renewal of authorisation for continued placing on the market of placing on the market of food, feed and other products containing or consisting of insect resistant and herbicide tolerant genetically modified maize 1507 and food and feed produced from this maize: Deadline 23 February 2017
http://ec.europa.eu/food/plant/gmo/public_consultations_en

20/01/2017 – Skimmed milk powder in intervention: third individual tender results in no sales
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/328_it

20/01/2017 – Avian influenza: biosecurity measures key to protecting poultry farms
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161220

20/01/2017 – Publication of an amendment application pursuant to Article 50(2) point (a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0120(01)&from=EN (*)

20/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/96 of 19 January 2017 on the minimum selling price for skimmed milk powder for the third partial invitation to tender within the tendering procedure opened by Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2080
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0096&from=EN (*)

20/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/95 of 19 January 2017 fixing the allocation coefficient to be applied to the quantities on which applications for import licences and applications for import rights lodged from 1 to 7 January 2017 are based under the tariff quotas opened by Regulation (EC) No 616/2007 for poultrymeat
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0095&from=EN (*)

20/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/93 of 10 January 2017 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Miel Villuercas-Ibores (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0093&from=EN (*)

19/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/91 of 10 January 2017 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Brillat-Savarin (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0091&from=EN (*)

18/01/2017 – Opinion of the European Committee of the Regions — Food Waste
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52015IR6646&from=EN (*)

18/01/2017 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/87 of 20 October 2016 establishing a discard plan for turbot fisheries in the Black Sea
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0087&from=EN (*)

18/01/2017 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/86 of 20 October 2016 establishing a discard plan for certain demersal fisheries in the Mediterranean Sea
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0086&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Public consultation: dietary reference values for vitamin K
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/170117

17/01/2017 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0117(01)&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/66 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of tannic acid as a feed additive for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0066&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/65 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of 1-isopropyl-4-methylbenzene, pin-2(10)-ene, pin-2(3)-ene, beta-caryophyllene, camphene, 1-isopropenyl-4-methylbenzene, delta-3-carene and d-limonene as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0065&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/63 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of benzyl alcohol, 4-isopropylbenzyl alcohol, benzaldehyde, 4-isopropylbenzaldehyde, salicylaldehyde, p-tolualdehyde, 2-methoxybenzaldehyde, benzoic acid, benzyl acetate, benzyl butyrate, benzyl formate, benzyl propionate, benzyl hexanoate, benzyl isobutyrate, benzyl isovalerate, hexyl salicylate, benzyl phenylacetate, methyl benzoate, ethyl benzoate, isopentyl benzoate, pentyl salicylate and isobutyl benzoate as feed additives for all animal a species and of veratraldehyde and gallic acid as feed additives for certain animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0063&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2017/61 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of 4-allyl-2,6-dimethoxyphenol and eugenyl acetate as feed additives for all animal species except for fish and poultry
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0061&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/60 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of isoeugenol as a feed additive for pigs, ruminants and horses except those producing milk for human consumption and pets
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0060&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/59 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of 1,1-dimethoxy-2-phenylethane, phenethyl formate, phenethyl octanoate, phenethyl isobutyrate, phenethyl 2-methyl-butyrate and phenethyl benzoate as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0059&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/58 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of alpha-terpineol, nerolidol, 2-(4-methylphenyl) propan-2-ol, terpineol and linalyl acetate as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0058&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/57 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of 1,8-cineole, 3,4-dihydrocoumarin and 2-(2-methylprop-1-enyl)-4-methyltetrahydropyran as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0057&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2017/56 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of lactic acid, 4-oxovaleric acid, succinic acid, fumaric acid, ethyl acetoacetate, ethyl lactate, butyl lactate, ethyl 4-oxovalerate, diethyl succinate, diethyl malonate, butyl-O-butyryllactate, hex-3-enyl lactate, hexyl lactate, butyro-1,4-lactone, decano-1,5-lactone, undecano-1,5-lactone, pentano-1,4-lactone, nonano-1,5-lactone, octano-1,5-lactone, heptano-1,4-lactone and hexano-1,4-lactone as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0056&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/57 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of 1,8-cineole, 3,4-dihydrocoumarin and 2-(2-methylprop-1-enyl)-4-methyltetrahydropyran as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0057&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/56 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of lactic acid, 4-oxovaleric acid, succinic acid, fumaric acid, ethyl acetoacetate, ethyl lactate, butyl lactate, ethyl 4-oxovalerate, diethyl succinate, diethyl malonate, butyl-O-butyryllactate, hex-3-enyl lactate, hexyl lactate, butyro-1,4-lactone, decano-1,5-lactone, undecano-1,5-lactone, pentano-1,4-lactone, nonano-1,5-lactone, octano-1,5-lactone, heptano-1,4-lactone and hexano-1,4-lactone as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0056&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/55 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of octan-2-ol, isopropanol, pentan-2-ol, octan-3-ol, heptan-2-one, pentan-2-one, 6-methyl-hepta-3,5-dien-2-one, nonan-3-one, decan-2-one and isopropyl tetrade­ canoate as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0055&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/54 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of 2-methylpropan-1-ol, isopentanol, 3,7-dimethyloctan-1-ol, 2-ethylhexan-1-ol, 2-methylpropanal, 3-methylbutanal, 2-methylbutyraldehyde, 3-methylbutyric acid, 2-methylvaleric acid, 2-ethylbutyric acid, 2-methylbutyric acid, 2-methylheptanoic acid, 4-methylnonanoic acid, 4-methyloctanoic acid, isobutyl acetate, isobutyl butyrate, 3-methylbutyl hexanoate, 3-methylbutyl dodecanoate, 3-methylbutyl octanoate, 3-methylbutyl propionate, 3-methylbutyl formate, glyceryl tributyrate, isobutyl isobutyrate, isopentyl isobutyrate, isobutyl isovalerate, isopentyl 2-methylbutyrate, 2-methylbutyl isovalerate and 2-methylbutyl butyrate as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0054&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/53 of 14 December 2016 concerning the authorisation of butan-1-ol, hexan-1-ol, octan-1-ol, nonan-1-ol, dodecan-1-ol, heptan-1-ol, decan-1-ol, pentan-1-ol, ethanol, acetaldehyde, propanal, butanal, pentanal, hexanal, octanal, decanal, dodecanal, nonanal, heptanal, undecanal, 1,1-diethoxyethane, formic acid, acetic acid, propionic acid, valeric acid, hexanoic acid, octanoic acid, decanoic acid, dodecanoic acid, oleic acid, hexadecanoic acid, tetradecanoic acid, heptanoic acid, nonanoic acid, ethyl acetate, propyl acetate, butyl acetate, hexyl acetate, octyl acetate, nonyl acetate, decyl acetate, dodecyl acetate, heptyl acetate, methyl acetate, methyl butyrate, butyl butyrate, pentyl butyrate, hexyl butyrate, octyl butyrate, ethyl decanoate, ethyl hexanoate, propyl hexanoate, pentyl hexanoate, hexyl hexanoate, methyl hexanoate, ethyl formate, ethyl dodecanoate, ethyl tetradecanoate, ethyl nonanoate, ethyl octanoate, ethyl propionate, methyl propionate, ethyl valerate, butyl valerate, ethyl hex-3-enoate, ethyl hexadecanoate, ethyl trans-2-butenoate, ethyl undecanoate, butyl isovalerate, hexyl isobutyrate, methyl 2-methylbutyrate, hexyl 2-methylbutyrate, triethyl citrate, hexyl isovalerate and methyl 2-methylvalerate as feed additives for all animal species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0053&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Commission Recommendation (EU) 2017/84 of 16 January 2017 on the monitoring of mineral oil hydrocarbons in food and in materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017H0084&from=EN (*)

17/01/2017 – Public consultation: dietary reference values for vitamin K
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/170117

16/01/2017 – The reopening of the American market for French beef: declaration by European Commissioners Cecilia Malmström, Vytenis Andriukaitis and Phil Hogan
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-66_en.htm

16/01/2017 – Public consultation: infant and follow-on formula from protein hydrolysates
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/170116

13/01/2017 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0113(02)&from=EN (*)

13/01/2017 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/67 of 4 November 2016 amending Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 652/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down provisions for the management of expenditure relating to the food chain, animal health and animal welfare, and relating to plant health and plant reproductive material by supplementing the list of animal diseases and zoonoses in that Annex
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0067&from=EN (*)

12/01/2017 – Publication of report on the beekeeping sector: Beehives in the EU continuously increasing
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/323_it

12/01/2017 – Publication of an amendment application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017XC0112(01)&from=EN (*)

12/01/2017 – 2017 Call for proposals: Multi programmes – Grants to information provision and promotion measures concerning agricultural products implemented in the internal market and in third countries in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1144/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:C2017/009/07&from=EN (*)

12/01/2017 – 2017 Call for proposals: Simple programmes – Grants to information provision and promotion measures concerning agricultural products implemented in the internal market and in third countries in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1144/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:C2017/009/06&from=EN (*)

12/01/2017 – Decision No 1/2016 OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE of 16 November 2016 on amending Annex 10 to the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on trade in agricultural products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:22017D0051&from=EN (*)

12/01/2017 – Information on the date of entry into force of the Agreement between the European Union and the Kingdom of Norway on reciprocal access to fishing in the Skagerrak for vessels flying the flag of Denmark, Norway and Sweden
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:22017X0112(01)&from=EN (*)

10/01/2017 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/40 of 3 November 2016 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to Union aid for the supply of fruit and vegetables, bananas and milk in educational establishments and amending Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 907/2014
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0040&from=EN (*)

10/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/39of 3 November 2016 on rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to Union aid for the supply of fruit and vegetables, bananas and milk in educational establishments
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0039&from=EN (*)

06/01/2017 – Skimmed milk powder (SMP) in intervention: no quantity sold in the second individual tender
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/321_it

06/01/2017- Commission Decision (EU) 2017/11 of 5 January 2017 approving, on behalf of the European Union, amendments to the Protocol between the European Union and the Kingdom of Morocco setting out the fishing opportunities and financial compensation provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Kingdom of Morocco
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017D0011&from=EN (*)

06/01/2017 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/10 of 5 January 2017 amending Implementing Decision 2013/328/EU and Implementing Decision 2012/807/EU establishing specific control and inspection programmes for certain demersal and pelagic fisheries in the Union waters of the North Sea and in the Union waters of ICES Division IIa
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017D0010&from=EN (*)

03/01/2017 – First meeting of the High Level Forum on Food – a step towards a better-functioning food supply chain in Europe
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/newsroom/cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=9039&lang=en

03/01/2017 – Launch of harmonised certification scheme for fruit propagating material and fruit plants
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/dyna/enews/enews.cfm?al_id=1749

30/12/2016 – Council Regulation (EU) 2016/2390 of 19 December 2016 amending Regulation (EU) No 1387/2013 suspending the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain agricultural and industrial products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2390&from=EN (*)

30/12/2016 – Council Regulation (EU) 2016/2389 of 19 December 2016 amending Regulation (EU) No 1388/2013 opening and providing for the management of autonomous tariff quotas of the Union for certain agricultural and industrial products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2389&from=EN (*)

24/12/2016 – Communication from the Commission establishing formal recognition that a certain number of acts of Union law in the field of agriculture have become obsolete
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_484_R_0003&from=IT (*)

23/12/2016 – Geographical indications of aromatised wine products ***I European Parliament legislative resolution of 14 January 2014 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of aromatised wine productss (COM(2011)0530 — C7-0234/2011 — 2011/0231(COD))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52014AP0008&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Imports of olive oil and other agricultural products from Turkey ***I European Parliament legislative resolution of 14 January 2014 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulations (EC) No 2008/97, (EC) No 779/98 and (EC) No 1506/98 in the field of imports of olive oil and other agricultural products from Turkey as regards the delegated and implementing powers to be conferred on the Commission (COM(2011)0918 — C7-0005/2012 — 2011/0453(COD))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52014AP0007&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Community tariff quotas for high-quality beef, and for pigmeat, poultrymeat, wheat and meslin, and brans, sharps and other residues ***I European Parliament legislative resolution of 14 January 2014 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 774/94 opening and providing for the administration of certain Community tariff quotas for high-quality beef, and for pigmeat, poultrymeat, wheat and meslin, and brans, sharps and other residues (COM(2011)0906 — C7-0524/2011 — 2011/0445(COD))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52014AP0006&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Placing on the market for cultivation of a genetically modified maize product European Parliament resolution of 16 January 2014 on the proposal for a Council decision concerning the placing on the market for cultivation, in accordance with Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of a maize product (Zea mays L., line 1507) genetically modified for resistance to certain lepidopteran pests (2013/2974(RSP))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52014IP0036&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Food crisis, fraud in the food chain and the control thereof European Parliament resolution of 14 January 2014 on the food crisis, fraud in the food chain and the control thereof (2013/2091(INI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52014IP0011(01)&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1223(03)&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Networking of organisations operating in the fields within the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) mission
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XX1223(01)&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Regulation (EU) 2016/2336 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2016 establishing specific conditions for fishing for deep-sea stocks in the north-east Atlantic and provisions for fishing in international waters of the north-east Atlantic and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 2347/2002
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2336&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2378 of 21 December 2016 amending Regulation (EC) No 1484/95 as regards fixing representative prices in the poultrymeat and egg sectors and for egg albumin
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2378&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/2377 of 14 October 2016  amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1394/2014 establishing a discard plan for certain pelagic fisheries in South-Western waters
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2377&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/2376 of 13 October 2016 establishing a discard plan for mollusc bivalve Venus spp. in the Italian territorial waters
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2376&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/2375of 12 October 2016 establishing a discard plan for certain demersal fisheries in North-Western waters
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2375&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/2374 of 12 October 2016 establishing a discard plan for certain demersal fisheries in South-Western waters
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2374&from=EN (*)

23/12/2016 – Council Regulation (EU) 2016/2372 of 19 December 2016 fixing for 2017 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks in the Black Sea
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2372&from=EN (*)

22/12/2016 – EU trade surplus in agri-food at €18 billion over 12 months
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/320_it

22/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2367 of 21 December 2016 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2122 on protective measures in relation to outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5N8 in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2367&from=EN

22/12/2016 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/2361 of 15 December 2016 establishing a prohibition of fishing for Greater forkbeard in Union and international waters of VIII and IX and Union and international waters of V, VI, VII by vessels flying the flag of Portugal
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2361&from=EN (*)

21/12/2016 – The Association and Liberalisation Agreements concluded between the EU and Morocco are not applicable to Western Sahara
http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2016-12/cp160146en.pdf

21/12/2016 – Eurostat publication – How is the EU doing in terms of agriculture, forestry and fisheries? – Latest facts and figures in these areas
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STAT-16-4487_en.htm

21/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2350 of 20 December 2016 determining the quantities to be added to the quantity fixed for the subperiod from 1 April to 30 June 2017 under the tariff quotas opened by Regulation (EC) No 1384/2007 for poultrymeat originating in Israel
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2350&from=EN (*)

21/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2349 of 20 December 2016 determining the quantities to be added to the quantity fixed for the subperiod from 1 April to 30 June 2017 under the tariff quotas opened by Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2077 for eggs, egg products and egg albumin originating in Ukraine
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2349&from=EN (*)

21/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2348 of 20 December 2016 determining the quantities to be added to the quantity fixed for the subperiod from 1 April to 30 June 2017 under the tariff quota opened by Regulation (EC) No 536/2007 for poultrymeat originating in the United States of America
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2348&from=EN (*)

21/12/2016 ­- Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2347 of 20 December 2016 determining the quantities to be added to the quantity fixed for the subperiod from 1 April to 30 June 2017 under the tariff quotas opened by Regulation (EC) No 539/2007 in the egg sector and for egg albumin
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2347&from=EN (*)

21/12/2016 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/2344 of 14 December 2016 establishing a prohibition of fishing for plaice in areas VIIh, VIIj and VIIk by vessels flying the flag of France
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2344&from=EN (*)

21/12/2016 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/2343 of 14 December 2016 establishing a prohibition of fishing for undulate ray in Union waters of VIII by vessels flying the flag of Spain
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2343&from=EN (*)

20/12/2016 – Europhyt Report : Preventing the introduction and spread of plant pests and diseases
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/dyna/enews/enews.cfm?al_id=1747

20/12/2016 – Avian influenza: biosecurity measures key to protecting poultry farms
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161220

20/12/2016 – commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/2308 of 19 December 2016 establishing the allocation coefficient to be applied to the quantities covered by the applications for import rights lodged from 1 to 7 December 2016 under the tariff quotas opened by Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2078 for poultrymeat originating in Ukraine
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2308&from=EN

20/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2307 of 19 December 2016 establishing the allocation coefficient to be applied to the quantities covered by the applications for import licences lodged from 1 to 7 December 2016 and determining the quantities to be added to the quantity fixed for the subperiod from 1 April to 30 June 2017 under the tariff quotas opened by Regulation (EC) No 1385/2007 in the poultrymeat sector
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2307&from=EN (*)

20/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2306 of 19 December 2016 establishing the allocation coefficient to be applied to the quantities covered by the applications for import licences lodged from 1 to 7 December 2016 and determining the quantities to be added to the quantity fixed for the subperiod from 1 April to 30 June 2017 under the tariff quotas opened by Regulation (EC) No 533/2007 in the poultrymeat sector
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2306&from=EN (*)

20/12/2016 – Corrigendum to the Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania for a period of four years
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:22015A1201(01)R(02)&from=EN (*)

20/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2316 of 16 December 2016 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1849 on measures to prevent the introduction into and the spread within the Union of harmful organisms as regards certain vegetables originating in Ghana
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2316&from=EN (*)

20/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2302 of 8 December 2016 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Pomodoro di Pachino (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2302&from=EN (*)

20/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2301 of 8 December 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Olio di Calabria (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2301&from=EN (*)

19/12/2016 – Dietary reference values: EFSA publishes advice on thiamin (vitamin B1)
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161219

19/12/2016 – Official controls along the agri-food chain: one step closer to adoption
http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/12/19-agri-food-chain/

16/12/2016 – Zoonoses report: Listeria infections stable but frequently reported among the elderly
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161216

16/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2279 of 15 December 2016 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2122 on protective measures in relation to outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5N8 in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2279&from=EN

16/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2268 of 14 December 2016 amending Decisions 2007/305/EC, 2007/306/EC and 2007/307/EC as regards the tolerance period for traces of Ms1×Rf1 (ACS-BNØØ4-7×ACS-BNØØ1-4) hybrid oilseed rape, Ms1×Rf2 (ACS- BNØØ4-7×ACS-BNØØ2-5) hybrid oilseed rape and Topas 19/2 (ACS-BNØØ7-1) oilseed rape, as well as their derived products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2268&from=EN (*)

16/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2264 of 15 December 2016 on the minimum selling price for skimmed milk powder for the first partial invitation to tender within the tendering procedure opened by Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2080
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2264&from=EN (*)

16/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2260 of 15 December 2016 amending Regulations (EC) No 226/2007, (EC) No 1293/2008, (EC) No 910/2009, (EC) No 911/2009, (EU) No 1120/2010, (EU) No 212/2011 and Implementing Regulations (EU) No 95/2013 and (EU) No 413/2013 as regards the name of the holder of the authorisation of Pediococcus acidilactici CNCM MA 18/5M and Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I-1077
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2260&from=EN (*)

16/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2259 of 15 December 2016 amending Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 as regards the arrangements for imports of organic products from third countries
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2259&from=EN (*)

15/12/2016 – Call for applications for membership of the Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/dyna/enews/enews.cfm?al_id=1745

15/12/2016 – The General Court confirms the legality of the Commission decision to dismiss as unfounded a request for review of a market authorisation decision on products containing genetically modified soybeans
http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2016-12/cp160135en.pdf

15/12/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/2253 of 14 December 2016 opening and providing for the management of Union tariff quotas for certain agricultural and processed agricultural products originating in South Africa
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2253&from=EN

15/12/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/2252 of 1 December 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Oliva di Gaeta (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2252&from=EN (*)

15/12/2016 – COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2016/2250 of 4 October 2016 establishing a discard plan for certain demersal fisheries in the North Sea and in Union waters of ICES Division IIa
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2250&from=EN (*)

14/12/2016 – GMOs: EU extends phasing out period for traces of obsolete GM oilseed rapes
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/dyna/enews/enews.cfm?al_id=1742

14/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2243 of 13 December 2016 amending Regulation (EC) No 341/2007 as regards the import tariff quota for garlic originating in China
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2243&from=EN

14/12/2106 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2244 of 13 December 2016 amending Regulation (EC) No 1979/2006 as regards the import tariff quota for preserved mushrooms originating in China
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2244&from=EN (*)

14/12/2016 – 2017 fishing opportunities in the North East Atlantic: Council agreement
http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/12/13-fishing-opportunities-2017-north-east-atlantic/

13/12/2016 – Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EU) No 519/2014 of 16 May 2014 amending Regulation (EC) No 401/2006 as regards methods of sampling of large lots, spices and food supplements, performance criteria for T-2, HT-2 toxin and citrinin and screening methods of analysis
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32014R0519R(01)&from=EN (*)

13/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2242 of 9 December 2016 providing for the temporary marketing of seed of Hordeum vulgare L. variety Scrabble, not satisfying the requirements of Council Directive 66/402/EEC
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2242&from=EN

13/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2241 of 9 December 2016 providing for the temporary marketing of seed of certain varieties of the species Beta vulgaris L., not satisfying the requirements of Council Directive 2002/54/EC
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2241&from=EN

13/12/2016 – New Plant Health Regulation: stringent rules for a better protection from plant pests
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-4310_en.htm

12/12/2016 – Joint EFSA-EPPO Workshop: Modelling in Plant Health – how can models support risk assessment of plant pests and decision-making?
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/events/event/161212

12/12/2016 – Stronger farmers, better food supply chain: Council conclusions
http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/12/12-conclusions-food-supply-chain/

12/12/2016 – Black Sea fisheries: Council decides on 2017 catch limits
http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/12/12-baltic-sea-quotas/

09/12/2016 – Commission adopts proposal improving collection and use of farm statistics to better support agricultural policy-making
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/317_it

09/12/2016 – European Commission – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1209(04)&from=EN (*)

09/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2212 of 6 December 2016 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Aceite de Terra Alta/Oli de Terra Alta (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2212&from=EN (*)

09/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2213 of 6 December 2016 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Pommes et poires de Savoie/Pommes de Savoie/Poires de Savoie (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2213&from=EN (*)

09/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2218 of 7 December 2016 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2218&from=EN (*)

09/12/2016 – Commission Implementing decision (EU) 2016/2219 of 8 December 2016 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2122 on protective measures in relation to outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5N8 in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2219&from=EN (*)

08/12/2016 – EFSA and BfR to work jointly on global food safety tools
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161208

08/12/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/2149 of 7 December 2016 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Noix de Grenoble (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2149&from=EN (*)

08/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2147 of 7 December 2016 authorising an increase of the limits for the enrichment of wine produced using the grapes harvested in 2016 in certain wine-growing regions of Germany and in all wine-growing regions of Hungary
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2147&from=EN

08/12/2016 – Council Regulation (EU) 2016/2145 of 1 December 2016 amending Regulation (EU) No 1370/2013 determining measures on fixing certain aids and refunds related to the common organisation of the markets in agricultural products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2145&from=EN (*)

07/12/2016 – Information communicated by Member States regarding closure of fisheries (2016/C 456/07)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1207(03)&from=EN (*)

07/12/2016 – Information communicated by Member States regarding closure of fisheries (2016/C 456/06)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1207(02)&from=EN (*)

07/12/2016 – Information communicated by Member States regarding closure of fisheries (2016/C 456/05)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1207(01)&from=EN (*)

07/12/2016 – Council Decision (EU) 2016/2143 of 1 December 2016 on the position to be adopted on behalf of the European Union within the CARIFORUM-EU Trade and Development Committee of the Economic Partnership Agreement between the CARIFORUM States, of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, as regards the establishment of a Special Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2143&from=EN (*)

07/12/2016 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/2140 of 2 December 2016 establishing a prohibition of fishing for northern albacore in the Atlantic Ocean, north of 5° N by vessels flying the flag of Spain
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2140&from=EN (*)

07/12/2016 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/2138 of 2 December 2016 establishing a prohibition of fishing for undulate ray in Union waters of IX by vessels flying the flag of Portugal
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2138&from=EN (*)

07/12/2016 – Commission regulation (EU) 2016/2139 of 2 December 2016 establishing a prohibition of fishing for skates and rays including Cuckoo ray, thornback ray, blonde ray, spotted ray, small-eyed ray and undulate ray in Union waters of VIId and relevant special conditions in Union waters of VIa, VIb, VIIa-c and VIIe-k by vessels flying the flag of Belgium
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2139&from=EN (*)

07/12/2016 – Council Decision (EU) 2016/2136 of 21 November 2016 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and Iceland on the protection of geographical indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2136&from=EN (*)

06/12/2016 – President Juncker announces a Communication in 2017 on the future of the Common
Agricultural Policy
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/315_it

06/12/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (2016/C 455/08)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1206(05)&from=EN (*)

06/12/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (2016/C 455/07)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1206(04)&from=EN (*)

06/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2129 of 5 December 2016 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/220 laying down rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 1217/2009 setting up a network for the collection of accountancy data on the incomes and business operation of agricultural holdings in the European Union
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2129&from=EN

02/12/2016 – Commission Recommendation (EU) 2016/2015 of 1 December 2016 on the monitoring of the presence of tetrahydrocannabinol, its precursors and other cannabinoids in food.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016H2115&from=EN

02/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2109 of 1 December 2016 amending Council Directive 66/401/EEC as regards the inclusion of new species and the botanical name of the species Lolium x boucheanum Kunth
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016L2109&from=EN

02/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2107 of 1 December 2016 amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 as regards the list of feed and food of non- animal origin subject to an increased level of official controls on imports
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2107&from=EN (*)

02/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2106 of 1 December 2016 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 884/2014 imposing special conditions governing the import of spices from Ethiopia, groundnuts from Argentina and hazelnuts from Azerbaijan and amending the special conditions governing the import of dried figs and hazelnuts from Turkey and groundnuts from India
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2106&from=EN (*)

02/12/2016 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/2105 of 1 December 2016 amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 794/2004 as regards the form to be used for the notification of State aid to the fishery and aquaculture sector
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2105&from=EN (*)

02/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2104 of 21 November 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Vale of Evesham Asparagus (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2104&from=EN

02/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2103 of 21 November 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Burrata di Andria (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2103&from=EN (*)

01/12/2016 – Low incidence of TSEs in the EU, says EFSA report
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161201

01/12/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2100 of 30 November 2016 determining that the temporary suspension of the preferential customs duty established under the stabilisation mechanism for bananas of the Trade Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and Colombia and Peru, of the other part, is not appropriate for imports of bananas originating in Peru for the year 2016
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2100&from=EN (*)

01/12/2016- Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2097 of 30 November 2016 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 543/2011 as regards the trigger levels for additional duties on certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2097&from=EN (*)

01/12/2016 – Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/2095 of 26 September 2016 amending Regulation (EEC) No 2568/91 on the characteristics of olive oil and olive-residue oil and on the relevant methods of analysis
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2095&from=EN (*)

30/11/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/2089 of 29 November 2016 fixing the allocation coefficient to be applied to applications for export licences for certain milk products to be exported to the Dominican Republic under the quota referred to in Regulation (EC) No 1187/2009
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2089&from=IT (*)

30/11/2016 – Council Decision (EU) 2016/2087 of 14 November 2016 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European
Union and Iceland concerning additional trade preferences in agricultural products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2087&from=IT (*)

29/11/2016 – Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER)
Revised request for a scientific opinion on proposed EU minimum quality requirements for water reuse in agricultural irrigation and aquifer recharge
http://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific_committees/scheer/docs/scheer_q_005.pdf

29/11/2016 – EFSA and stakeholders discuss draft allergenicity guidance
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161129

29/11/2016 – Speech by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis at the launch meeting of the “EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste”
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-16-4093_en.htm

29/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2086 of 28 November 2016 concerning certain interim protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5N8 in Sweden
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2086&from=EN

29/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2085 of 28 November 2016 concerning certain interim protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5N8 in the Netherlands
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2085&from=EN (*)

29/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2080 of 25 November 2016 opening the sale of skimmed milk powder by a tendering procedure
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R2080&from=EN (*)

28/11/2016 – €435 million returned to European farmers from the Common Agricultural Policy budget
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/313_it

17/11/2016 – New outbreaks of avian influenza in Europe
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161116

17/11/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/2010 of 16 November 2016 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1968 concerning certain protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5N8 in Hungary
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2010&from=EN (*)

17/11/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/2009 of 15 November 2016 approving the vaccination programmes against lumpy skin disease submitted by the Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2009&from=EN (*)

17/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2008of 15 November 2016 concerning animal health control measures relating to lumpy skin disease in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2008&from=EN (*)

16/11/2016 – commission implementing decision (eu) 2016/2004 of 14 november 2016 amending implementing decision 2013/780/eu providing for a derogation from article 13(1)(ii) of council directive 2000/29/ec in respect of bark-free sawn wood of Quercus l., Platanus l. and aAer Saccharum marsh. originating in the united states of America
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D2004&from=EN (*)

16/11/2016 – Commission Implementing decision (EU) 2016/2002 of 8 november 2016 amending annex e to council directive 91/68/eec, annex iii to commission decision 2010/470/eu and annex ii to commission decision 2010/472/eu concerning trade in and imports into the union of ovine and caprine animals and semen of animals of the ovine and caprine species in relation to the rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/txt/pdf/?uri=celex:32016d2002&from=en (*)

15/11/2016 – New record in EU agri-food exports in September 2016
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/309_en.htm

15/11/2016 – Commission presents study on impact of future trade agreements on the agricultural sector
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3672_en.htm

14/11/2016 – Deep-sea fish stocks: agreement on catch limitations over 2017 and 2018
http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/11/14-deep-sea-stocks-agreement-catch-limitations-2017-2018/

14/11/2016 – Agricultural Markets Task Force Presents Recommendations on farmers in the food supply chain
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3658_en.htm

10/11/2016 – European Commission: Publication of an amendment application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_415_R_0007&from=EN (*)

10/11/2016 – Novel and traditional food: guidance finalised
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161110

10/11/2016 – The Commission increases the budget for promoting EU agricultural products
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3627_en.htm

10/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1968 of 9 November 2016 concerning certain protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5N8 Hungary
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1968&from=EN (*)

10/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1967of 8 November 2016 amending article 3 of decision 2002/757/EC on provisional emergency phytosanitary measures to prevent the introduction into and the spread within the community of phytophthora ramorum werres, de cock & man in ‘t veld sp. Nov.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/txt/pdf/?uri=celex:32016d1967&from=en

10/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1964 of 9 November 2016 concerning the authorisations of a preparation of dolomite-magnesite for dairy cows and other ruminants for dairy production, weaned piglets and pigs for fattening and a preparation of montmorillonite-illite for all animal species as feed additives
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1964&from=EN (*)

09/11/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1959 of 7 November 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Anguria Reggiana (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1959&from=EN (*)

08/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1947 of 25 October 2016 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Tome des Bauges (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1947&from=EN (*)

07/11/2016 – EU and Vietnam to accelerate cooperation in agri-food trade ahead of FTA
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/308_en.htm

01/11/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (‘SCHWÄBISCHE SPÄTZLE’/‘SCHWÄBISCHE KNÖPFLE’)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_403_R_0010&from=EN

01/11/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (Pistacchio verde di Bronte)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_403_R_0009&from=EN

01/11/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (‘RHEINISCHES ZUCKERRÜBENKRAUT’/‘RHEINISCHER ZUCKERRÜBENSIRUP’/‘RHEINISCHES RÜBENKRAUT’)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_403_R_0008&from=EN (*)

01/11/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (‘Kopi Arabika Gayo’)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_403_R_0007&from=EN (*)

01/11/2016 – Information communicated by Member States regarding closure of fisheries
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_403_R_0005&from=EN

01/11/2016 – Information communicated by Member States regarding closure of fisheries
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_403_R_0004&from=EN (*)

01/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1918 of 28 October 2016 concerning certain safeguard measures in relation to chronic wasting disease
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1918&from=EN (*)

01/11/2016 – Commission Decision (EU) 2016/1915 of 27 October 2016 amending Decision (EU) 2015/2300 on the payment in euro by the United Kingdom of certain expenditure resulting from sectoral agricultural legislation
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1915&from=EN

01/11/2016 – Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/1914 of 31 October 2016 amending Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC setting out implementing measures for the purposes of Article 7 of Council Directive 2002/53/EC and Article 7 of Council Directive 2002/55/EC respectively, as regards the characteristics to be covered as a minimum by the examination and the minimum conditions for examining certain varieties of agricultural plant species and vegetable species
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016L1914&from=EN

01/11/2016 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1912 of 28 October 2016 establishing a prohibition of fishing for alfonsinos in Union and international waters of III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XII and XIV by vessels flying the flag of Spain
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1912&from=EN

01/11/2016 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1911 of 28 October 2016 establishing a prohibition of fishing for black scabbardfish in Union and international waters of VIII, IX and X by vessels flying the flag of Spain
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1911&from=EN (*)

28/10/2016 – Notice concerning the anti-dumping measures in force in respect of imports of certain prepared or preserved citrus fruits (namely mandarins, etc.) originating in the People’s Republic of China: modification of the name of a company subject to the cooperating exporting producers’ anti- dumping duty
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1028(03)&from=EN (*)

28/20/2016 – Vitamin D: EFSA sets dietary reference values
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161028

28/10/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1900 of 26 October 2016 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States, as regards the entries for Estonia, Latvia and Poland
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1900&from=EN

28/10/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1898 of 26 October 2016 amending Implementing Decision 2013/764/EU concerning animal health control measures relating to classical swine fever in certain Member States
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1898&from=EN (*)

28/10/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1896 of 27 October 2016 on the issue of licences for importing rice under the tariff quotas opened for the October 2016 subperiod by Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1273/2011
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1896&from=EN (*)

28/10/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1895 of 27 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1895&from=EN (*)

28/10/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1894 of 26 October 2016  amending Regulation (EC) No 1484/95 as regards fixing representative prices in the poultrymeat and egg sectors and for egg albumin
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1894&from=EN (*)

28/10/2016 – International Agreement on Olive Oil and table olives, 2015 (Agreement United Nations)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:22016A1028(01)&from=EN (*)

28/10/2016 – COUNCIL DECISION (EU) 2016/1892 of 10 October 2016 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, and provisional application of the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 2015
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1892&from=EN

27/10/2016- Multi-country Salmonella outbreak
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161027a

27/10/2016 – Corrigendum to List of national authorities designated according to the provision in Article 29(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 515/97 on mutual assistance between the administrative authorities of the Member States and cooperation between the latter and the Commission to ensure the correct application of the law on customs and agricultural matters
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_396_R_0008&from=EN

27/120/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (West Wales coracle-caught salmon)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_396_R_0007&from=EN (*)

27/10/2016 – Special Report No 25/2016 – ‘The Land Parcel Identification System: a useful tool to determine the eligibility of agricultural land — but its management could be further improved’
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_396_R_0005&from=EN (*)

26/10/2016- Pesticide residues in food: risk to consumers remains low
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161026

26/10/2016 – Agricultural issues included in 2017 Commission Work Programme
Communication from the commission to the European parliament, the council, the European economic and social committee and the committee of the regions
Commission work programme 2017 delivering a Europe that protects, empowers and defends
http://ec.europa.eu/atwork/pdf/cwp_2017_en.pdf

26/10/2016 – Statement of the Council’s reasons: Position (EU) No 17/2016 of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1342/2008 establishing a long-term plan for cod stocks and the fisheries exploiting those stocks
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016AG0017(02)&from=EN

26/10/2016 – Position (EU) No 17/2016 of the Council at first reading  with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1342/2008 establishing a long-term plan for cod stocks and the fisheries exploiting those stocks – Adopted by the Council on 29 September 2016
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016AG0017(01)&from=EN

26/10/2016 – Notice to economic operators — New round of requests for the suspension of the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain industrial and agricultural products
Procedures relating to the implementation of competition policy
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_394_R_0005&from=EN (*)

26/10/2016 – Commission implementing decision (EU) 2016/1887 of 24 October 2016 laying down the standard requirements for submission by Member States of applications, reports and requests for payments for the plant health survey programmes
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1887&from=EN  (*)

25/10/2016 – Assessing the health status of managed honeybee colonies (HEALTHY-B): a toolbox to facilitate harmonised data collection
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/4578

25/10/2016 – Dietary reference values: advice on potassium
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161025

25/10/2016 – Organic farming- Organic crop area on the rise in the EU- Two million hectares more since 2010
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STAT-16-3537_en.htm

25/10/2016 – The EU has announced new actions to respond to the El Niño and food security crisis in the Horn of Africa
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3536_en.htm

25/10/2016 – Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1872 of 6 October 2016 establishing for 2016 the ‘Prodcom list’ of industrial products provided for by Council Regulation (EEC) No 3924/91
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1872&from=EN

25/10/2016 – Council Decision (EU) 2016/1883 of 18 October 2016 establishing the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the General Council of the World Trade Organization on the United States’ request for a WTO waiver to permit the US to provide preferential treatment to eligible products originating in Nepal
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1883&from=EN

25/10/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1882 of 24 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1882&from=EN

25/10/2016 – Commission Implementing Regulation (UE) 2016/1881 of 24 October 2016amending implementing regulation (EU) no 837/2012 as regards the minimum activity of 6-phytase produced by aspergillus oryzae (DSM 22594) as feed additive for sows (holder of authorisation DSM Nutritional Products Ltd)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1881&from=EN

25/10/2016 – International agreements: information on the signing and provisional application of the sustainable fisheries partnership agreement between the European Union and the government of the Cook Islands and the implementation protocol thereto
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:22016X1025(01)&from=EN

24/10/2016 – EU agri-food trade figures for August 2016 show increase in pigmeat exports
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/trade-analysis/monitoring-agri-food-trade/2016-08_en.pdf

21/10/2016 – Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of fishery resources and the protection of marine ecosystems through technical measures, amending Council Regulations (EC) No 1967/ 2006, (EC) No 1098/2007, (EC) No 1224/2009 and Regulations (EU) No 1343/2011 and (EU) No 1380/ 2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No 894/ 97, (EC) No 850/98, (EC) No 2549/2000, (EC) No 254/2002, (EC) No 812/2004 and (EC) No 2187/2005
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016AE2507&from=EN

21/10/2016 – Publication of an amendment application pursuant to Article 50(2)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (‘OVČÍ SALAŠNÍCKY ÚDENÝ SYR’)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1021(03)&from=EN

21/10/2016 – Publication of an amendment application pursuant to Article 50(2)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (‘OVČÍ HRUDKOVÝ SYR – SALAŠNÍCKY’)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.C_.2016.388.01.0006.01.ENG&toc=OJ:C:2016:388:TOC

21/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1870 of 20 October 2016 fixing the allocation coefficient to be applied to the quantities on which applications for import licences and applications for import rights lodged from 1 to 7 October 2016 are based and establishing the quantities to be added to the quantity fixed for the sub-period from 1 April to 30 June 2017 under the tariff quotas opened by Regulation (EC) No 616/2007 for poultrymeat
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1870&from=EN

21/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1869 of 20 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1869&from=EN

21/10/2016 – Commission regulation (EU) 2016/1866 of 17 October 2016 amending Annexes II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for 3-decen-2-one, acibenzolar-S-methyl and hexachlorobenzene in or on certain products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1866&from=EN

21/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1865 of 10 October 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Šoltansko maslinovo ulje (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1865&from=EN

21/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1864 of 10 October 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Chapon du Périgord (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1864&from=EN

20/10/2016 – Commission implementing decision of 19 October 2016 on the publication in the Official Journal of the European Union of the single document referred to in Article 94(1)(d) of Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council and of the publication reference of the specification for a name in the wine sector (Terrasses du Larzac (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1020(02)&from=EN

20/10/2016 – Commission directive (EU) 2016/1855 of 19 October 2016 amending Directive 2009/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws of the Member States on extraction solvents used in the production of foodstuffs and food ingredients
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016L1855&from=EN

20/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1854 of 19 October 2016 fixing the allocation coefficient to be applied to the quantities covered by the applications for import licences lodged from 1 to 7 October 2016 under the tariff quotas opened by Regulation (EC) No 341/2007 for garlic
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1854&from=EN

20/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1853 of 19 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.284.01.0015.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:284:TOC

20/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1852 of 19 October 2016 amending Regulation (EU) No 468/2010 establishing the EU list of vessels engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1852&from=EN

19/10/2016 – New rules for electronic certification of EU organic imports
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/302_en.htm

19/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1845 of 18 October 2016 fixing the allocation coefficient to be applied to applications for aid for milk production reduction pursuant to Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1612
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1845&from=EN

19/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1844 of 18 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1844&from=EN

19/10.2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1843 of 18 October 2016 on transitional measures for the application of Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the accreditation of official laboratories carrying out official testing for Trichinella
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1843&from=EN

19/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1842 of 14 October 2016 amending Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 as regards the electronic certificate of inspection for imported organic products and certain other elements, and Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 as regards the requirements for preserved or processed organic products and the transmission of information
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1842&from=EN

18/10/2016 – Register to observe CEF plenary meeting
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161018

18/10/2016 – Commission proposes first research partnership in the Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3444_en.htm

18/10/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (2016/C 384/09)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52016XC1018(03)&from=EN

18/10/2016 – Commission implementing decision of 14 October 2016 on the publication in the Official Journal of the European Union of the single document referred to in Article 94(1)(d) of Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council and of the reference to the publication of the product specification for a name in the wine sector (Bürgstadter Berg (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1018(01)&from=EN

18/10/2016 – Commission regulation (EU) 2016/1822  of 13 October 2016 amending Annexes II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for aclonifen, deltamethrin, fluazinam, methomyl, sulcotrione and thiodicarb in or on certain products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1822&from=EN

18/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1835 of 17 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1835&from=EN

18/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1834 of 17 October 2016 amending Regulation (EU) No 37/2010 as regards the substance monepantel
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1834&from=EN

18/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1833 of 17 October 2016  concerning the authorisation of a preparation of kidney bean lectins (Phaseolus vulgaris lectins) as a feed additive for suckling piglets (holder of authorisation Biolek Sp. z o.o.)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1833&from=EN

18/10/2016 – Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1832 of 17 October 2016 amending the model certificates for imports into the Union of meat preparations, meat products and treated stomachs, bladders and intestines, as well as fresh meat of domestic solipeds set out in Decisions 2000/572/EC and 2007/777/EC and Regulation (EU) No 206/2010 as regards public health requirements for residues
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1832&from=EN

14/10/2016 – INFORMATION NOTICE — PUBLIC CONSULTATION Geographical indications from Colombia and Chile (2016/C 378/14): The Commission invites any Member State or third country or any natural or legal persons having a legitimate interest, resident or established in a Member State or in a third country, to submit objections to such protection by lodging a duly substantiated statement.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.C_.2016.378.01.0025.01.ENG&toc=OJ:C:2016:378:TOC

14/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1819 of 12 October 2016 on amending Implementing Decision 2012/294/EU on a Union financial contribution towards Member States’ fisheries control, inspection and surveillance programmes for 2012
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.278.01.0048.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:278:TOC

14/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1815 of 13 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.278.01.0042.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:278:TOC

14/10/2016 – COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/1814 of 13 October 2016 amending the Annex to Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 laying down specifications for food additives listed in Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards specifications for steviol glycosides (E 960)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.278.01.0037.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:278:TOC

14/10/2016 – Xylella: evidence on host plants reviewed
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/161014

14/10/2016 – INFORMATION NOTICE — PUBLIC CONSULTATION Geographical indications from Colombia and Chile (2016/C 378/14): The Commission invites any Member State or third country or any natural or legal persons having a legitimate interest, resident or established in a Member State or in a third country, to submit objections to such protection by lodging a duly substantiated statement.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.C_.2016.378.01.0025.01.ENG&toc=OJ:C:2016:378:TOC

14/10/2016 – DECISION No 4/2016 OF THE ACP-EU COMMITTEE OF AMBASSADORS of 30 September 2016 appointing a member to the Executive Board of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) [2016/1820] http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.278.01.0050.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:278:TOC

14/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1819 of 12 October 2016 on amending Implementing Decision 2012/294/EU on a Union financial contribution towards Member States’ fisheries control, inspection and surveillance programmes for 2012
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.278.01.0048.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:278:TOC

14/10/2016 – COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1818 of 10 October 2016 amending Implementing Decision 2014/170/EU to remove the Republic of Guinea from the list of non-cooperating third countries in fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.278.01.0046.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:278:TOC

14/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1815 of 13 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.278.01.0042.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:278:TOC

14/10/2016 – COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/1814 of 13 October 2016 amending the Annex to Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 laying down specifications for food additives listed in Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards specifications for steviol glycosides (E 960)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.278.01.0037.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:278:TOC

13/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1789 of 7 September 2016 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/504 with regard to the administrative requirements for the approval and market surveillance of agricultural and forestry vehicles
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.277.01.0060.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:277:TOC

13/10/2016 – Bisphenol A: new immune system evidence useful but limited
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/1610133

13/10/2016 – Statement of the Council’s reasons: Position (EU) No 16/2016 of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on protective measures against pests of plants, amending Regulations (EU) No 228/2013, (EU) No 652/2014 and (EU) No 1143/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directives 69/464/EEC, 74/647/EEC, 93/85/EEC, 98/57/EC, 2000/29/EC, 2006/91/EC and 2007/33/EC
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.C_.2016.376.01.0109.01.ENG&toc=OJ:C:2016:376:TOC

13/10/2016 – POSITION (EU) No 16/2016 OF THE COUNCIL AT FIRST READING with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on protective measures against pests of plants, amending Regulations (EU) No 228/2013, (EU) No 652/2014 and (EU) No 1143/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directives 69/464/EEC, 74/647/EEC, 93/85/EEC, 98/57/EC, 2000/29/EC, 2006/91/EC and 2007/33/EC
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.C_.2016.376.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ:C:2016:376:TOC

13/10/2016 – Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (This publication confers the right to oppose the application pursuant to Article 51 of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council, “Lucques du Languedoc” olive)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.C_.2016.374.01.0007.01.ENG&toc=OJ:C:2016:374:TOC

13/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1809 of 12 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.276.01.0007.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:276:TOC

13/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1811 of 11 October 2016 amending Annex II to Decision 93/52/EEC as regards the recognition of the Province of Brindisi in the Region Puglia of Italy as officially free of brucellosis (B. melitensis)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.276.01.0011.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:276:TOC

13/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1807 of 30 September 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Poulet du Périgord (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.276.01.0004.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:276:TOC

13-10-2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1806 of 29 September 2016 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Dehesa de Extremadura (PDO))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.276.01.0003.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:276:TOC

13/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1805 of 29 September 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Carmarthen Ham (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.276.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:276:TOC

13/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1809 of 12 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.276.01.0007.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:276:TOC

12/10/2016 -REGULATIONS COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1798 of 30 September 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications ( (Khao Sangyod Muang Phatthalung) (PGI))
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.275.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:275:TOC

12/10/2016 – Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1804 of 10 October 2016 on the detailed rules for the application of Articles 34 and 35 of Directive 2014/25/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on procurement by entities operating in the water, energy, transport and postal services sectors (notified under document C(2016) 6351)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.275.01.0039.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:275:TOC

12/12/2016 – Urban Agenda: new knowledge sources available for Europe’s cities
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3349_en.htm

11/10/2016 – Commission hosts joint meeting to prepare for the end of Sugar quotas
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/newsroom/300_en.htm

11/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1794 of 10 October 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.274.01.0050.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:274:TOC

11/10/2016 – COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1793 of 10 October 2016, amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/759 as regards the introduction into the Union of gelatine and collagen and treated raw materials for these products from Taiwan.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.274.01.0048.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2016:274:TOC

11/10/2016 – EU and Egypt to step up cooperation on socio-economic development.
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3395_en.htm

11/10/2016 – COUNCIL CONCLUSIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE
http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/10/11-ecofin-conclusions-climate-change/

10/10/2016 – BALTIC SEA FISHERIES: ministers decide on catch limits for 2017.
http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/10/10-baltic-sea-quotas/