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"What's New" in Food Safety - From the Farm to the Fork Archive - February 04
Jan 04     Mar 04






  • Avian Influenza
    Speech by David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, "Avian Influenza: Planning and coordination key weapons in tackling public health threats", Informal Ministerial Meeting of EU Health Ministers  Brussels, 12 February 2004
  • Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed
    Weekly overview of alert and information notifications - Week 7
  • International Affairs
    Codex Alimentarius : CCFAC - Codex Committee on Food Additives and Contaminants updated
  • International Affairs
    Codex Alimentarius : CCMPH - Codex Committee on Meat and Poultry Hygiene updated
  • Standing Committee on Plant Health
    Agenda of the meeting of 23-24 February 2004


  • Avian Influenza
    Response to outbreaks in Asia in 2004– Chronology of main events and list of Decisions adopted by the Commissionpdf(Situation as of 12 February 2004)
  • Veterinary Inspections
    Final report of a mission carried out in Saudi Arabia from 18 to 25 October 2003 assessing the conditions of production of fishery products intended for export to the European Union (article 11 of Council Directive 91/493/EEC) (9245/2003)
  • Veterinary Inspections
    Rapport final concernant une mission réalisée en France du 24 au 27 novembre 2003 afin d’évaluer la législation, les éléments, les structures et les procédures pour la reconnaissance du système de réseau de surveillance des exploitations bovines conformément à l’article 14 de la Directive du Conseil 64/432/CEE (suivi de la mission DG(SANCO)/3361/2001) (9291/2003)
  • Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health - Section : Animal Nutrition
    Agenda : Meeting of 19-20 February 2004


  • Avian Influenza
    Speech by David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, "Avian Influenza and Imports", Declaration at the European Parliament  Strasbourg, 10 February 2004
  • Speeches
    Speech by David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection
    "Declaration on Salmon - Reaction on study in "Science" ", European Parliament  Plenary Session  Strasbourg, 10 February 2004
  • Food labelling
    Community legislation updated





  • Press release
    Avian influenza outbreak in Asia: Member States agree to prolong import embargo on poultry products, 3 February 2004 defr
  • Standing Committee on Plant Health
    Short report of the meeting held on on 22 January 2004 (194KB)
  • Contamination of Food and Feed Inspections
    Final report of a mission carried out in Belgium from 16 to 20 June 2003 in order to assess the control measures in place for import controls on products of plant origin, and in particular for the assessment of mycotoxin, pesticide residues and 3-MCPD contamination and for the monitoring of irradiated foodstuffs and to monitor compliance with Commission Decisions imposing special conditions on the import of certain products regarding mycotoxin contamination (9113/2003)




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