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The EU integrated approach to food safety aims to assure a high level of food safety, animal health, animal welfare and plant health within the European Union through coherent farm-to-table measures and adequate monitoring, while ensuring the effective functioning of the internal market. More...

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
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Brigitte Bardot was received by Commissioner Kyprianou's chef de cabinet, Margaritis Schinas

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One new EFSA opinion on genetically modified maize for food and feed uses has been published on the 12th of May. In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 on genetically modified food and feed, the public may make comments on these opinions during 1 month.

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Community Action Plan on the Protection and Welfare of Animals

- Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council
- Commission Working Document
- Commission Staff Working Document Impact Assessment
- Animal Welfare: A part of EU Food Chain Policy - International Conference on Animal Welfare 30 March 2006, Brussels

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Better Training for Safer Food

Notice of a call for expression of interest
Current Training Programme at a glance
Commission provides avian influenza training for south-east Asia

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Biological Safety - BSE/Scrapie

TSE : further investigations requested on unusual cases in sheep

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Avian Influenza - Summary

Animal Health concerns
Public Health concerns

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Food & Food Safety - Food Hygiene

Publication of new guidance documents in order to assist Member States and food business operators to better understand the new food hygiene rules

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