FOOD AUTHORITY

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Parliament has again voted for a name change for the proposed European Food Authority, which will henceforth be known as the European Food Safety Authority, unless the EU Council of Ministers overturns the move. MEP's also voted to streamline its management board and boost its democratic accountability, regarding public meetings and documents. It is due to start work early this year. (2002) The parliament also called for rules requiring food and animal feed to inform the authorities if they believe a suspect product has been ...


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