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Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - Notification of emergency measures - United Arab Emirates - Live poultry, day-old chicks, hatching eggs, and poultry products including poultry meat except heat treated products
日期:2021/01/05
作者: United Arab Emirates
文件編號:G/SPS/N/ARE/226
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NOTIFICATION OF EMERGENCY MEASURES

1.

Notifying Member: United Arab Emirates

If applicable, name of local government involved:

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Agency responsible: Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE)

3.

Products covered (provide tariff item number(s) as specified in national schedules deposited with the WTO; ICS numbers should be provided in addition, where applicable): Live poultry (HS Code: 0105), day-old chicks (HS Code: 0105.11), hatching eggs, and poultry products including poultry meat (HS Code: 0207) except heat‑treated products

4.

Regions or countries likely to be affected, to the extent relevant or practicable:

[ ]      All trading partners

[X]     Specific regions or countries: Occitanie region, Pays de la Loire region, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, France

5.

Title of the notified document: United Arab Emirates is imposing a temporary ban on the importation of domestic and wild birds and their untreated by-products from Occitanie region, Pays de la Loire region and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in France. Language(s): . Number of pages:

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Description of content: Following the notification published by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) regarding the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus (HPAI) in Occitanie region, Pays de la Loire region and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in France, the United Arab Emirates is applying a precautionary sanitary measure to prevent the risk of introducing HPAI virus through the imports of live birds and their products from Occitanie region, Pays de la Loire region and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in France.

These measures include:

1.    Temporary ban on the importation of domestic and wild birds and their untreated by-products and day-old chicks and hatching eggs from Occitanie region, Pays de la Loire region and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in France;

2.    Regulating the import of poultry meat and table eggs and their non-heat treated products according to the health certificate for export of "meat and meat products" and the health certificate for export of "table eggs and egg products" from France to the United Arab Emirates;

3.    Continue to allow the importation of heat-treated poultry products (treated meat and treated egg products) from all regions in France;

4.    Consignments of table eggs and poultry meat from Occitanie region, Pays de la Loire region and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region that were produced after 22 November 2020 are not allowed to be exported to the United Arab Emirates until the health certificate forms are agreed with the French side.

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Objective and rationale: [X] food safety, [X] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [X] protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease, [ ] protect territory from other damage from pests.

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Nature of the urgent problem(s) and reason for urgent action: There is a risk of contamination from importing poultry from Occitanie region, Pays de la Loire region and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in France, which is affected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. These applied measures are in compliance with Article 10.4.4, Chapter 10.4 of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Terrestrial Animal Health Code.

9.

Is there a relevant international standard? If so, identify the standard:

[ ]        Codex Alimentarius Commission (e.g. title or serial number of Codex standard or related text):

[X]       World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number): Chapter 10.4 of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Terrestrial Animal Health Code

[ ]        International Plant Protection Convention (e.g. ISPM number):

[ ]        None

Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?

[X] Yes   [ ] No

If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:

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Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available:  

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Date of entry into force (dd/mm/yy)/period of application (as applicable): 3 January 2021

[ ]      Trade facilitating measure

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Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [X] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e-mail address (if available) of other body:

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

SPS Notification and Inquiry Point

United Arab Emirates

Tel: +(971 4) 214 8472

       +(971 4) 214 8495

E-mail: uaesps@moccae.gov.ae

            mmalherbawi@moccae.gov.ae

            aaalmannaei@moccae.gov.ae

Website: http://www.moccae.gov.ae

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Text(s) available from: [X] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e-mail address (if available) of other body:

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

Dr. Majd Mohamed Alherbawi

Policies and Food Safety Regulations Expert

United Arab Emirates 

Tel: +(971 4) 214 8472

Mobile: +(971 50) 6260516

E-mail: mmalherbawi@moccae.gov.ae

            uaesps@moccae.gov.ae

Website: http://www.moccae.gov.ae

 

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

Eng. Ahlam AL Mannaei

United Arab Emirates

Tel: +(971 4) 214 8495

Mobile: +(971 50) 5903056

E-mail: aaalmannaei@moccae.gov.ae

            uaesps@moccae.gov.ae

Website: http://www.moccae.gov.ae