German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) publishes overview on Europe food safety


The fifth edition of the EU Food Safety Almanac of the BfR, a scientifically independent institution within the portfolio of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, provides an overview of the current legal frameworks for food and feed safety in 37 countries, by describing the work and responsibilities of the relevant institutions. It identifies 18 possible areas of responsibilities, which include contaminants, environmental risk assessment, FCM and packaging, food ingredients and nanotechnology. The book covers all EU Member States, as well as neighbouring countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Kosovo, Montenegro, Norway, Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey).


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The National Law Review, 10 September 2021