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Series of Webinars on the importing of animal products for Human Consumption from EU to GB

February 11, 2021
EU Transition Updates
Merton Chamber

Defra Presents - Webinar Series for Importing Products of Animal Origin (POAO) for Human Consumption from EU to GB

The transition period with the European Union (EU) came to an end on 31 December 2020, with new import controls being introduced in stages from January until July 2021.

In April, there will be a further set of changes coming into effect on imports of products of animal origin (POAO) for human consumption, as outlined in the Border operating Model. These changes affect imports of food and drink containing animal products. SPS Borders & Boundaries Programme at Defra invite you to join our webinar series, which will run throughout February and March (please see a full timetable below):

Importing Products of Animal Origin (POAO) from the European Union into Great Britain

The webinar for POAO will include:

• Actions you must take to continue importing POAO from the EU into GB from 1 April 2021

• Guidance on how to meet the new requirements

• Useful links to essential information

• The opportunity to have your questions answered by Defra officials

The key objective is to ensure you are ready to continue importing from the EU.

Ahead of each webinar, you will be issued with a separate email containing a link to Zoom (meeting platform). A ‘How To’ guide can be found here for those who are unfamiliar with this platform.

If you have any POAO queries, please email us at: SPSanimalimportenquiries@defra.gov.uk and for more information, please see our Gov.uk webpage.

Register below for to attend a webinar:

Importing Products of Animal Origin (POAO) from the European Union into Great Britain

15/02/2021 14:00-15:00 - Register here

Importing Products of Animal Origin (POAO) from the European Union into Great Britain

22/02/2021 14:00-15:00 - Register here

Importing Products of Animal Origin (POAO) from the European Union into Great Britain- With a focus on Composites

01/03/2021 14:00-15:00 - Register here

Importing Products of Animal Origin (POAO) from the European Union into Great Britain

08/03/2021 14:00-15:00 - Register here

Importing Products of Animal Origin (POAO) from the European Union into Great Britain- With a focus on Composites

15/03/2021 14:00- 15:00 - Register here

Importing Products of Animal Origin (POAO) from the European Union into Great Britain- With a focus on Fish & Fish Products

22/03/2021 14:00-15:00 - Register here

Importing Products of Animal Origin (POAO) from the European Union into Great Britain

29/03/2021 14:00-15:00 - Register here