Sustainability and competitiveness of the agriculture, horticulture and forestry industries depend on plant health. Preventing the introduction of plant pests and detecting and eliminating their outbreaks in the EU territory are crucial activities to protect crops, fruits, vegetables, flowers, ornamentals and forests. In order to achieve this, EU countries strive to apply rules effectively and uniformly across the EU.
Regulation (EU) 2021/690
establishing the Single Market Programme
Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1715
on the functioning of the information management system for official controls