What is the role of the FVO in
The mission of the Food and Veterinary Office is, through its audits, inspections and related activities, to:
- check on compliance with the requirements of EU food safety and quality, animal health and welfare and plant health legislation within the European Union and on compliance with EU import requirements in third countries exporting to the EU,
- contribute to the development of European Community policy in the food safety, animal health and welfare and plant health sectors,
- contribute to the development and implementation of effective control systems in the food safety, animal health and welfare and plant health sectors,
and to inform stakeholders of the outcome of its audits and inspections.
How does the FVO contribute to