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Taxonomy: Type of Measure - Sanitary and Phytosantiary Measure


United States of America: Ban on poultry imports from China

Measure #5341 | Published 11 Sep 2013 | Inception 11 Mar 2009 ▲

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United States of America: Two bills affecting imports of fish

Measure #5287 | Published 20 Aug 2013 ▲

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The Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee of the U.S. Senate approved two bills dealing with international fishing and seafood trade on July 30, 2013.

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Venezuela: Temporary additional import requirement for agricultural products

Measure #5156 | Published 27 Jul 2013 | Inception 4 Mar 2012 ▲

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On 2 March 2012, Venezuela’s Ministry of Agriculture (Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Agricultura y Tierras) adopted Resolution No.

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Colombia: Import clearing approval (Visto Bueno) for vegetables and molluscs

Measure #4672 | Published 23 May 2013 | Inception 27 Dec 2012 ▲

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On 27 December 2012, Colombia’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism published Circular No.

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United States of America: New farm bill under development

Measure #4632 | Published 21 May 2013 ▲

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The agriculture committees in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate are developing new farm bills to replace the previous (2008) farm bill. Each of them approved their versions in the week of May 13, 2013.

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United States of America: Repeal of catfish inspection program

Measure #4389 | Published 17 Apr 2013 ▲

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The farm bill under debate in Congress in 2013 could provide for the elimination of a special catfish inspection program that had been created in the previous (2008) farm bill.

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China: Temporary elimination of special quarantine inspection fee

Measure #4365 | Published 15 Apr 2013 | Inception 1 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 2 July 2012, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) jointly released the Notice on Suspension of Collecting Doubled Quarantine Inspection Fee on Import and Export of Dangerous, Toxic and Hazardou

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Canada: New certification/licensing requirements for grain imports

Measure #3917 | Published 21 Nov 2012 | Inception 1 Dec 2012 ▲

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Effective December 1, 2012 the Canadian Food Inspection agency (CFIA) requires either a phytosanitary certificate or an import permit for the import of a variety of grains.

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Canada: Enactment of the Safe Food for Canadians Act

Measure #3915 | Published 21 Nov 2012 ▲

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On November 20, 2012, the House of Commons in Canada approved on a unanimous vote Bill S-11, The Safe Food for Canadians Act. The bill will proceed to the Senate for royal assent, but will not come into force until the regulations are completed.

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Canada: Proposal to allow trace amounts of genetically modified organisms

Measure #3586 | Published 21 Aug 2012 ▲

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Canada is preparing a proposal addressing trade in genetically modified organisms (GMO) in food and feed to present to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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