VETERINARY ATTESTATION - Information & FAQS
Changes in legislation from 13th December 2023 requires all producers selling livestock for slaughter to have had an annual farm veterinary visit to allow their animals, and/or part of any animal, to be exported out of the UK.
- Membership of qualifying assurance schemes or having a Pathway visit (England) is deemed as meeting the requirement
- A vet attestation visit can be combined with any farm visit as long as the criteria have been met
- The keeper records the vet attestation number (VAN) on the Food Chain Information documentation
BCVA has contributed to information and FAQs that can be found online here: https://www.bva.co.uk/resources-support/practice-management/veterinary-attestation-for-exports-of-products-of-animal-origin-to-the-eu-frequently-asked-questions/