Food and drink products are considered in food legislation as foods of animal origin
(such as meat, dairy, fish, honey, eggs) or foods of non- animal origin
(such as fruit, vegetables, nuts, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, biscuits and cakes, confectionery, food additives (e.g. colors and preservatives), food supplements. The controls on foods from third countries entering the EU are different depending on which types of food are being imported.