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Food safety
Informal agreement reached on European official controls rules

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INFORMAL agreement has been reached between the European Parliament and European Council on draft plans to tighten up European legislation on food safety.

The proposed new Regulation brings together the official controls relating to all sectors of the agri-food chain in a single piece of legislation, with the aim of establishing a harmonised general framework. The new rules encompass controls on food, feed, plant health, pesticides, animal welfare, geographical indications and organic farming, and will follow a risk-based approach to allow competent authorities to focus resources on the most relevant issues. The framework also provides for European Commission controls in EU member …

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