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 Regulation (EC) No 178/2002

I. Description

This Regulation provides the basis for the assurance of a high level of protection of human health and consumers' interest in relation to food, taking into account in particular the diversity in the supply of food including traditional products, whilst ensuring the effective functioning of the internal market. It establishes common principles and responsibilities, the means to provide a strong science base, efficient organisational arrangements and procedures to underpin decision-making in matters of food and feed safety.

II. General Information

Title

Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2002 laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety

Status
Existing
Regulation
(EC) No 178/2002
Source
O.J. EC No L (Legislation), Edition 31, Year 2002, p.1
Adoption
01/28/2002
Promulgation
02/01/2002

III. Versions and Legislative History

1. Versions

Titel
Allg. Daten
Textfassung

Original Text :
Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2002 laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety

  (EC) No 178/2002

Beschluss:
01/28/2002 (A)
Verkuendung:
02/01/2002 (P)
(A) Adoption | (P) Promulgation

2. Reformvorhaben

3. Legal Impact

Auswirkungstyp
Richtlinie
Textfassungen
Repeal
  Decision 70/372/EEC

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I. Description
II. General Information
III. Versions and Legislative History
1. Versions
2. Reformvorhaben
3. Legal Impact