EU FOOD SAFETY

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has hailed the entry into force of the first set of the European Union's new so-called farm-to-fork food legislation that will underpin the work of the new European Food Safety Authority. The new laws include the start of the reinforced rapid alert system for feed and food risks, involving obligatory notification of any direct or indirect risk to human health, animal health or the environment to an network linking national authorities, the EFSA and the European Commission;

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