• Commission Regulation (EC) No 1275/2007 of 29 October 2007 amending Annex IX to Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (OJ L 284, 30 October 2007, p. 8)
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 1278/2007 of 29 October 2007 amending Regulation (EC) No 318/2007 laying down animal health conditions for imports of certain birds into the Community and the quarantine conditions thereof (OJ L 284, 30 October 2007, p. 20) 
  • Commission Decision of 29 October 2007 amending Council Directive 92/33/EEC to extend the derogation relating to import conditions for vegetable propagating and planting material from third countries (OJ L 284, 30 October 2007, p. 33) 
  • On October 26, 2007, Russia and the EU signed a memorandum of understanding which is expected to improve cooperation between EU and Russian drugs trade experts (Europolitics, October 22, 2007, p. 9) 
  • EU Health Commissioner Markos Kyprianou is expected to visit the United States from October 31 to November 4, 2007. During his visit, Mr. Kiprianou will discuss with his US counterparts sanitary and phytosanitary measures for traded products, and the issue of influenza virus sharing for the benefit of public health on both sides of the Atlantic (RAPID, October 30, 2007) 
  • EU Health Commissioner Markos Kyprianou is expected to take part, on November 8, 2007, in the “European Day of Healthy Food and Cooking”, an initiative with many events in several European countries, aimed at teaching children the benefits of a healthy diet. This initiative was undertaken in the framework of the fight against the growing children obesity trend (RAPID, October 30, 2007) 
  • Publication of an application pursuant to Article 6(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 510/2006 on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin for agricultural products and foodstuffs (OJ C 257, 30 October 2007, p. 54)