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To import food products into the European Union (EU), the following requirements must be met:
Compliance with EU food safety regulations: All food products must comply with EU food safety regulations, such as the General Food Law Regulation and specific sectorial legislation like those for Novel Food, Organic products, etc.
Health certificate: A health certificate issued by the competent authorities of the exporting country, certifying that the food products meet EU food safety requirements.
Traceability: All food products must have traceability information, including the name and address of the manufacturer, and details of the origin of the food products.
Labeling requirements: Food products must meet EU labeling requirements, including mandatory information like ingredients list, allergen labeling, nutrition information, etc.
Food business operator (FBO) registration: The importer must be registered as a food business operator with the competent authorities in the EU member state where the products will be marketed.
Customs procedures: Imported food products must comply with EU customs procedures, including payment of duties and taxes.
Specific requirements for some products: Certain food products, such as meat and dairy products, have specific requirements and may require additional certificates or approvals.
These requirements are subject to change, and it is advisable to check with the relevant authorities for the most up-to-date information.