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UK Government Update - Travelling to the EU With Food and Drink

Taking meat and dairy products into the EU

You cannot take the following with you into the EU:

  • meat or products containing meat
  • milk or dairy products

Taking fruits, vegetables, plants and plant products into the EU

You cannot take the following into the EU unless you pay to have them inspected before you leave and get a ‘phytosanitary certificate’:

  • fresh fruit (apart from bananas, coconuts, dates, pineapples and durians)
  • vegetables
  • plants
  • plant products

For further detail, please see the relevant sections on www.gov.uk/visiteurope

Defra External Affairs Team, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

29 July 2021

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