New plant health legislation

19-10-2016

Following a series of trilogue meetings, in December 2015 the European Parliament and the Council of the EU finalised a compromise text on a new EU plant health regulation. Its overall objective is to address increased risks for the plant health sector posed by new pests and diseases having emerged as a result of globalisation and climate change, and by plants imported from third countries.

Following a series of trilogue meetings, in December 2015 the European Parliament and the Council of the EU finalised a compromise text on a new EU plant health regulation. Its overall objective is to address increased risks for the plant health sector posed by new pests and diseases having emerged as a result of globalisation and climate change, and by plants imported from third countries.