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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...

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Avian Influenza: Commission proposes updated measures aimed at preventing epidemics
Today the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Directive establishing updated EU-level measures on the control of avian influenza.
Press Release (28-04-2005)
New Community measures for the control of Avian Influenza (29-04-2005)

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Special Topics - Training Stategy

"Better Training for Safer Food" is a new initiative of the Commission aimed at organising a Community (EU) training strategy in the areas of food law, feed law, animal health and animal welfare rules, as well as plant health rules.

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Plant Health - Open Consultation : IPM Consultation "The Future of Pesticides in Europe" :
Interactive Policy Making (IPM) online consultation on the Proposal concerning Amendments made to the Council Directive 91/414/EEC of 15 July 1991 concerning the Placing of Plant Protection Products on the Market.

DG Health and Consumer Protection is revising Directive 91/414/EEC concerning Plant Protection Products. In order to get an input from the public, DG Health and Consumer Protection is launching an Interactive Policy Making (IPM) online consultation, open from 10 March to 5 May 2005. The Proposal deals with Amendments made to this Directive.

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Food Safety - Chemical Safety - Press Release :
European Commission and national experts discuss Sudan 1 contamination, 24 February 2005
A committee of national food safety experts chaired by the European Commission is discussing today the contamination of certain food products by the Sudan 1 industrial dye.
Toxicity of Sudan 1
Press Release (04-04-2005)
Leaflet on Key Obligations of Business Operators

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