From farm to fork This booklet explains the European Union's efforts in making and keeping food safe, which is a top priority.
Pocketbook: Food: from farm to fork statistics
Food: from farm to fork statistics online
Report from the Commission on
Dietary Food Additive Intake in the European Union, 01 October 2001.
The following documents were prepared in order to explain
specific aspects in legislation on Food Contact Materials:
Practical Guide provides explanations and examples of EU Directives;
Note for Guidance provides guidance on the procedure to petition for the
evaluation and authorisation of a substance, the guidelines of the Scientific
Committee for Food (SCF) and advice on the application of SCF guidelines;
document lists all the substances used for the manufacture of plastic materials
which have been notified to the European Commission and which have been evaluated
or are currently being evaluated by the SCF. It includes the SCF evaluations
and the legal status of these substances at EU level..
List of abbreviations and explanations lists definitions of terms used in
the various documents;.
EU and National laws is a list of the EU and national legislation related
to food contact materials.
Additional information may also be found by contacting
the following institutions:
Addresses of European and National Authorities.
Addresses of European Professional Organisations.
EU regionalisation policy
The TSE Roadmap
- a reflection paper providing an outline of possible future changes to EU measures on BSE in the short, medium and long-term
Report on the monitoring and testing of ruminants for the presence of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) in 2004,
Report on the monitoring and testing of ruminants for the presence of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) in 2003,
Report on the monitoring and testing of ruminants for the presence of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) in 2002,
Report on the monitoring and testing of bovine animals for the presence of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in 2001,
Intercomparison study for the determination of processed animal proteins including meat and bone meal in animal feed
An evaluation of a positive list of authorised
feed materials at Community level, produced by B. R. Cotrill and G. Tran (ADAS Consulting Ltd)
This report was produced by B.R. Cottrill and G. Tran for DG Health & Consumer
Protection and represents the views of the contractors or authors. These views
have not been adopted or in any way approved by the Commission and should not
be relied upon as a statement of the Commission's or DG Health & Consumer Protection's
views. The European Commission does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included
in this report, nor does it accept responsibility for any use made thereof.
RASFF annual report 2003
Annual Report 2002
Leaflet explaining the function of RASFF is downloadable
at home and away" Consumer Voice - Newsletter on food safety, health and consumer policy from the European Commission's Health and Consumer
Protection Directorate-General, September 2002, Edition 7/02
Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) Annual Report (2003)
Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) Annual Report (2002)
Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) Annual Report (2001)
Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) Annual Report (2000)
Food and Veterinary Office Annual Report (1999) (182KB)
Food and Veterinary Office Annual Report (April 1998-March 1999)
Revised EU rules for the control of zoonoses transmissible via poultry and hatching eggs
EU import conditions for fresh meat
EU import conditions for seafood and other fishery products
Key questions on import requirements, food hygiene rules and official food controls
EU import conditions for seafood & Better training for safer food
EU import conditions for fresh meat and meat products in a nutshell
An overview of EU rules on wood packaging materials