Policy paper

Smarter rules for safer food: what we are doing

Information on the smarter rules for safer food package which will improve protection against animal disease and pests in the food chain.

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The smarter rules for safer food (SRSF) package is a set of EU regulations for the protection against animal disease and plant pests.

It will affect individuals and businesses involved in the agri-food chain including activities such as the production, manufacture, supply and regulation of:

  • food
  • feed
  • live animals
  • animal products
  • plants
  • plant products
Published 15 January 2016
Last updated 28 November 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added information and links to register for the new IT system - TRACES NT
  2. Changed " If there is a deal on exit day, there is likely to be an implementation period until at least 31 December 2020" to "If a deal is reached before exit day, there will be an implementation period until 31 December 2020".
  3. Policy paper updated
  4. Updated with the latest information on the Animal Health Regulation.
  5. First published.