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Financial Framework Regulation (EU) No 652/2014

Protecting the health of humans, animals and plants at every stage of the food production process is a key public health and economic priority for the European Union. In the last 10 years, the EU has spent € 3.3 billion on its food safety policy, including € 2.2 billion on specific programmes.

Continuing this approach, the main objective of the Regulation (EU) No 652/2014 (for Food chain, animal and plant health expenditures) is to contribute to a high level of health for humans, animals and plants, while protecting consumers and the environment, and creating one single, clear and modern financial framework for animal health, animal welfare, plant health and official controls.

Specific information for each category of measure:

Regulation (EU) No 652/2014 fixes the maximum budget for 2014-2020 and the rules for the implementation of this budget.

Budget:

Overall budget 2014/2020 = Maximum ceiling for the 7 year period: EUR 1.891,936 million, funded through grant for programmes, contracts and voluntary payments to international organisations, active in the food safety area.

FOOD AND FEED EXPENDITURE - FORECAST BUDGET 2014 - 2020 (in current prices)
Year2014201520162017201820192020TOTAL 2014-2020
Million €253.39258.53264.07270.23276.69282.69286.331891.936

 

Budget allocation / measure:

MEASURESBUDGET 2014-2020
Contributing to a higher animal health status and high level of protection of animals in the Union1224,5
Contributing to timely Commitments detection of harmful organisms for plants and their eradication132
Contributing to improve Commitments the effectiveness, efficiency and reliability of controls376,74
Emergency measures related to animal and plant health140
Support expenditure in the field of food and feed safety, animal health, animal welfare and plant health18,69
Executive Agency for Health and Consumers – Contribution in the field of food and feed safety, animal health, animal welfare and plant health

 

Direct beneficiaries for funding:

  • competent authorities in the field of animal health, animal welfare, plant health and official controls in all EU Member States;
  • international organisations active in the areas covered by the financial framework.

Indirect beneficiaries:

All EU citizens, through access to a high level of food safety, increased choice and more competitive prices.

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