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Institutional issues: bodies, rules and procedures

The task of implementing new legislation on food within the EU, or of adapting existing legislation, is delegated to a range of bodies within the EU’s institutional framework.

The body entrusted with general oversight of all questions related to food safety is the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Based in Parma, Italy, it was set up in 2002 after a number of food crises in the late 1990s (Regulation 178/2002). Full details on EFSA’s remit and its modes of working are set out below.

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