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Regulation (EC) No 178/2002


I. General Information


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

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.

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

II. Versions and Legislative History


1. Versions

  (EU) No 652/2014
    05/15/2014 (A)
    06/27/2014 (P)
Regulation (EG) Nr. 178/2002 amended by

Regulation  (EU) No 652/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 laying down provisions for the management of expenditure relating to the food chain, animal health and animal welfare, and relating to plant health and plant reproductive material, amending Council Directives 98/56/EC, 2000/29/EC and 2008/90/EC, Regulations  (EC) No 178/2002, (EC) No 882/2004 and (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2009/128/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Decisions 66/399/EEC, 76/894/EEC and 2009/470/EC

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(A) Adoption | (P) Promulgation

2. Reformvorhaben


Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on medical devices, and amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation  (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009

Amendment Regulation (EG) Nr. 178/2002
(A) Adoption | (P) Promulgation

3. Legal Impact

Repeal  Decision 70/372/EEC
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I. General Information
II. Versions and Legislative History
1. Versions
2. Reformvorhaben
3. Legal Impact

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