Update risk countries: additional C&D transport equipment Hungary no longer mandatory

Today, the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) updated the EU list with risk countries and mandatory additional cleaning and disinfection (2nd C&D) of transport equipment for poultry and hatching eggs.

The additional C&D is no longer mandatory for transport vehicles for poultry [1] or hatching eggs which return or enter from Hungary to the Netherlands.

Reinigen van een vrachtwagen voor vervoer van dieren
Image: ©NVWA

This C&D requirement still applies to vehicles entering or coming from the following EU risk countries:

  • Bulgaria
  • Denmark
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • Croatia
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Czech Republic

In addition this C&D requirement applies to all countries outside the EU, so called third countries.

[1] Poultry: chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus), birds belonging to the order of ducks (Anseriformes), the family of  ostriches (Struthionidae), emus (Dromaiidae) and nandus (Rheidae) and for consumption kept pigeons (Colombia livia).