The Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) voted today in favour of a Commission proposal to allow the resumption of imports of key products of animal origin from China.

The main products concerned are gelatine, certain fishery products caught and packaged at sea an landed directly in the EU; whole crustaceans caught in the Atlantic Ocean packaged at sea and landed directly in the EU; whole fish, gutted and de-headed fish and fish fillets of the following species: Alaska pollack, cod and redfish. The proposal will now be formally adopted by the Commission and will enter into force shortly.

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