Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
RASFF Window (Rapid Alert System – Food and Feed)
European legislation ensures a consistent, high level of food and feed safety. The European Commission collects and publishes notifications of any serious health risks deriving from food...
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European Core Health Indicators (ECHI)
European programmes provide the basis for the publication of health indicators, which are sets of data (tables, graphs, maps) on health status, determinants and care in EU member...
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NFNET and Novel Food (Novel foods and food ingredients)
The rules for authorising novel foods and food ingredients are harmonised at European level. Before they are placed on the market, tests carried out by the European Food Safety Authority...
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All foodstuffs intended for human or animal consumption in the European Union (EU) are subject to a maximum residue level (MRL) of pesticides in their composition in order to protect...
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Agricultural and Vegetable Catalogue
The seed of varieties of agricultural and plant species and varieties of vegetable species that are published in the EU level common catalogue is subject to no marketing restrictions with...
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Food Contact Materials
Plastic materials and articles coming into contact with foodstuffs may transfer toxic substances which present a risk to human health. All such substances are controlled at Community...
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European Union Register on Nutrition and Health Claims (Health Claims)
Nutrition and health claims shall soon be harmonised at European level in order to better protect consumers. This Regulation establishes the authorisation procedures required to ensure...
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The European Commission has proposed a general system for authorising and marketing enzymes in the European Union (EU). The new system provides for the introduction of a common procedure...
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European legislation on additives is moving towards a single procedure for the authorisation and evaluation of additives which takes account of the latest evaluation measures for...
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Community List of Approved Basic Material for Forest Reproduction Material (Catalogue Forestry)
Forestry reproductive material within the Community may not be marketed unless it is of one of four categories specified by legislation and only approved basic material may be used for...
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