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European Union (EU) - Export requirements for honey

Eligible/ineligible product


Note: Bee products for human consumption, such as honeycomb (comb honey), flavoured honey, royal jelly, bee propolis, and bee pollen, are also regulated under the Food and Drugs Act, the Food and Drugs Regulations. Additionally, honey for human consumption is regulated under the Safe Food for Canadians Act and Safe Food for Canadians Regulations.

Pre-export approvals by the competent authority of the importing country


Product specifications

Maximum levels for chemical contaminants

Production controls and inspection requirements

Imported honey

Documentation requirements


Note: Model certificates must be in the language acceptable to the border entry point.

Other information

Member countries of the European Union (EU)

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