I am arriving from Vietnam to Sweden in about one week. I would like to bring a small quantity of dried swallows nest with me to Sweden. I have read that importing swallows nest into USA is not allowed, but I can not find any explicit mention of swallows nest in regards to the EU (only about meat, dairy, and so on, and swallows nest is neither). Does anyone know the regulations regarding this item?
It is at least for practical purposes, albeit with a small number of exceptions, not possible (at least not realistic) for private persons to import products of animal origin into the EU.
This question is about canned meat, but my answer to that question applies to all kinds of animal products: