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Name of chairman
White Paper on Food Safety
Chapter 2: Principles of Food Safety
Action Plan on Food Safety
No Action
Objective
REF.
Adoption by
Adoption by
in WP Commission
Council/Parliament
I. Priority measures
3.
Proposal for a General
To establish food safety as the
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September
December 2001
Food Law Directive
primary objective of EU food law.
2000
To lay down the common principles
underlying food legislation (in
particular: scientific basis, responsi-
bility of producers and suppliers,
traceability along the food chain
,
efficient controls and effective
enforcement). To increase transpa-
rency, consistency and legal security.