• EU finds faults with Egypt's fish checks; backs Croatian controls

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    Two audits by the European Commission's health and safety unit have looked at checks to ensure fish product safety in Egypt and Croatia.
    A remote DG Sante audit, in May and June 2021 in Egypt, identified shortcomings in virtually all areas and made 20 recommendations.
    The objective was to verify that systems ensured products exported to the EU comply with the rules. Egypt is approved to send only certain wild catch fishery products to Europe but asked in April 2021 to be authorized to export fish from aquaculture.
    A 2009 audit found deficiencies in implementing the control system, low...
    Read more ...