National Fisheries Institute Statement on Resumption of Molluscan Shellfish Trade to the European Union

“Today’s announcement from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) that live, raw, and processed bivalve molluscan shellfish trade to and from the EU will resume is a welcome development.  This agreement creates new markets for many U.S. exporters of Massachusetts and Washington states’ molluscan shellfish.”

CFIA Notice to the Fish and Seafood Industry – Export to the European Union (EU)

Effective January 15, 2022, exporters for commercial food and animal commodities destined for the European Union (EU) will be required to use updated export certificates, which contain new and more complex animal health requirements. In addition, as a result of the new EU requirements, advanced requests for export certification of each shipment prior to export will be required for live and fresh seafood leaving for the EU on, and after, January 15, 2022.

EU Announces Cuts in Baltic Catches of Herring, Cod

October 13, 2021 Associated Press

The European Union imposed cuts in catches of cod and herring in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, to make sure both threatened stock and the region’s fishing fleet have a chance of survival.

USDA AMS EU Dairy Export Verification Program

August 16, 2021 USDA AMS

As of January 15, 2022, the European Union (EU) will require new health certificates for U.S. dairy products exported to the EU. USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will be prepared to issue these new health certificates.

Freshfel Europe Argues for Efficient & Coherent EU Agricultural Promotion Policy With EU Added Value to Better Promote EU Fresh Produce

June 24, 2021 Freshfel Europe

Freshfel Europe submitted its contribution to the European Commission’s public consultation on the EU agricultural promotion policy inside and outside of the EU, which is currently under review.