Agri-food chain: European Commission push for stronger enforcement of EU food safety standards
11 July 2013Food and Agriculture Alert
The European Commission recently published a package of measures to strengthen the enforcement of health and safety standards for the entire EU agri-food chain. Following European Parliament and Council approval, the legislative package would condense existing EU food safety laws into five pieces of legislation to facilitate compliance with controls, inspections and testing. The package intends to harmonise the existing regulatory scheme on official controls, animal health, and control of pests on plants and plant reproductive material (including seeds).
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