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Animal Health and Welfare
Evidence sought on impact of EU powers on animal health and food safety

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DEFRA and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) have issued a call for evidence on how EU legislative powers affect animal health, animal welfare and food safety in the UK.

The call for evidence forms part of the Foreign Office's two-year ‘balance of EU competences’ review, which is looking at how the EU's powers affect the UK in 32 areas across government.

The review is examining areas where EU treaties give the EU competence to act, including provisions in the treaties that …

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