Food Law News - EU - 1996

16 July 1996: HYGIENE - Simplifcation of EU Veterinary Legislation, UK response

MAFF Letter, 16 July 1996

Simplifcation of EU Veterinary Legislation

MAFF has responded to the Commission on the issue of the simplification of the animal and public health (hygiene) directives. In response to the Commissions consultative document issued in April 1996 [see earlier item dated
19 April 1996], the UK Government has submitted comments to Brussels. The Government has welcomed the DGVI initiative which it believes should result in better legislation to secure effective public health protection, and better regulation for a competitive business environment.

Certain general observations have been made and the following are some of the points made:

Copies of the complete comments may be obtained from the Ministry.

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