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Inspired by EU Strategy, EFSA sets out goals for contributing to animal health in Europe

This article was originally published in RAJ Devices

Executive Summary

With a view to strengthening its integrated approach towards animal health, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has set itself six goals that it will pursue in the near future. The inspiration for the recent authority paper in which the goals have been set down, is the current EU Animal Health Strategy for 2007-2013. EFSA believes that it is uniquely positioned to adopt an integrated approach to animal health, taking into account the relationship between animal welfare, animal diseases and food safety – areas that are all within the authority’s remit.

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