THE EUROPEAN Parliament this week (on December 11th) cleared the way for a European Food Safety Authority early next year with powers to set and monitor safety standards for the entire food chain "from farm to fork." The EFSA will publish scientific opinion on all aspects of animal health and welfare, plant health and GM organisms.

MEP's 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 ...

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