The European Consumer Organization

There is a declining trend in food controls and the resources allocated to them across Europe, according to a consumer group.

The European Consumer Organization (BEUC) analyzed reports submitted by 12 member states on official control activities to identify trends from the information submitted over several years. The organization is urging governments to increase resources for controls and called on the EU Commission to ensure that member states’ reporting is complete, easy to access, and comparable across countries.

The EU Official Controls Regulation requires each member state to produce a Multi-Annual National Control Plan (MANCP) that outlines how national authorities
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