Food Safety : New Measures to Supplement Rasff System
The number of notifications to the European Union's Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) continues to increase. This reflects the system's "increased effectiveness," explains the Commission, which particularly welcomes the role played by this EU tool during the E.coli crisis and the Fukushima nuclear accident. Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner John Dalli presented the RASFF annual report for 2011 on 20 July. He commented: "In 2011, we dealt with a number of important crises. The EU managed to tackle them and the lessons we all learnt will no doubt guide us to do even better in the future". In a working paper on the lessons of the E.coli crisis, published in parallel, he …
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Publication information: Article title: Food Safety : New Measures to Supplement Rasff System. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: European Social Policy. Publication date: September 19, 2012. Page number: 320488. © 2009 Europolitics. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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