On 3 November, the European Commission published in the Official Gazette Regulation No. 2021/1900, issued on 27 October 2021, amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1793 on the provisional application of control measures. Officially and urgently certain foods are imported into the EU.
Accordingly, for Vietnam, the frequency of pesticide testing for agricultural products is as follows:
- Pepper: 50%
- Coriander: 50%
- Basil: 50%
- Mint: 50%
- Okra: 50%
- Dragon fruit: 10%.
This regulation will come into effect from November 23, 2021.
Periodically, every six months, the Commission will review lists of food and feedstuffs of non-animal origin from certain third countries subject to the temporary strengthening of official control measures. at border checkpoints to ensure food safety.