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Albania (AL)

Considerations prior to updating of establishment details (added 3 June 2021)

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1. Preconditions for market access

1.1 Import permit

Albania adopts European Union (EU) importing country requirements, including EU certification.

1.2 Establishment listing

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Inedible products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

1.3 Prohibited products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

1.4 Australian products that do not meet European Union official requirements

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

2. Operational requirements

2.1 General operational requirements

Sourcing of raw milk and dairy ingredients

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

2.2 Hygiene

Milk cooling

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Water used during processing

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

2.3 Microbial and residue sampling, and maximum acceptable limits

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Microbial testing of milk

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

3. Processing

3.1 Raw milk

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

3.2 Pasteurisation and heat treatment

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

3.3 Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

3.4 Refrigeration, transfer and loadout

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

4. Production of edible products

4.1 Milk, milk products and composite foods containing dairy products

Sourcing of milk and milk products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Final product testing for microbiological pathogens

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

4.2 Composite food information

Products exempt from veterinary checks and certification under commission decision 2007/275/ec (as amended)

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Products that are not eligible for import into the EU

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Products that do not require a composite product certificate
Exemptions for specific dairy-based composite products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Exporting products without a health certificate

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Composite products that must have an EU milk and milk product certificate

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Dairy products needing an EU composite product certificate
Information in the certificate for composite foods imported into the EU

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Information in the certificate for composite foods transiting through or being stored in the EU

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

5. Production of inedible products

5.1. Manufacturing Grade (DM) milk and milk products

Manufacturing Grade (DM) milk, milk products, colostrum and colostrum products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

5.2 Animal food

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Pet milk and milk-based petfood

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

5.3. Technical products and pharmaceutical material

Technical products (including pharmaceuticals)

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

6. Labelling, shelf life, and shipping marks (port marks)

6.1 Labelling and packaging

Labels on finished foodstuffs intended for human consumption

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Further information

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Labels on inedible by-products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

6.2 Use-by date

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

6.3 Shelf life restrictions

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

6.4 Shipping marks (port marks)

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

7. Documentation requirements for edible products

7.1 Milk, milk products and composite foods containing dairy products

Provision of certificates for milk and milk products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Certificates for milk, milk products and composite foods containing dairy products
Milk and milk products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Transit of milk and milk products from cows and buffaloes

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Milk and milk products from sheep or goats

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Composite foods containing processed dairy products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Transit of composite products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

7.2 Consignments under 10 kilograms and trade samples

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

7.3 Additional certificates available

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

8. Documentation requirements for inedible products

8.1 Manufacturing Grade (DM) milk and milk products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Manufacturing grade colostrum and colostrum products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Provision of certificates for Manufacturing Grade (DM) milk, milk products, colostrum and colostrum products

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

8.2 Animal food

Colostrum and colostrum-based products for use in animal food

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Milk, milk-based products, and milk-derived products for use in animal food

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Trade samples of animal food

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Provision of certificates for animal food

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Pet milk and processed milk-based petfood

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

8.3. Technical products and pharmaceutical material

Colostrum and colostrum-based products for use in technical products (including pharmaceuticals)

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Milk, milk-based products, and milk-derived products for use in technical products (including pharmaceuticals)

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Colostrum and colostrum-based products for use in animal food

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Products used for research, education, diagnostic or museum purposes

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Trade samples of technical products (including pharmaceuticals)

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

9. Shipping and airfreight requirements

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

10. Port-of-entry checks

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

10.1 Intensified controls border control posts

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

11. Definitions

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

11.1 Relevant EU Legislation

Albania adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Latest updates

14/09/2021 - Headings updated to align with the EU.
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Last updated: 19/11/2021 5:39 PMCreated: 15/01/2015 11:04 AM