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Food quality and safety

Activity Service
Main objectives:

Assuring health and well-being of European citizens through a better understanding of the influence of food intake and environmental factors on human health; providing safer, high-quality and health-promoting food.

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Calls for this activity

Thematic areas:
  • epidemiology of food-related diseases and allergies
  • impact of food on health
  • traceability processes all along the production chain
  • methods of analysis, detection and control
  • safer and environmentally friendly production methods and technologies and healthier foodstuffs
  • impact of animal feed on human health
  • environmental health risks

The indicative budget allocated to the Thematic Priority Food quality and safety for the duration of FP6 is EUR 753 million .

Links to previous activities:

Work undertaken on FP5 related to this area can be found under the Thematic Programme Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources at