On Monday 16th July Stéphane Travert, minister of agriculture and food, and his German counterpart Julia Klöckner, federal minister of food and agriculture, issued a joint declaration on the future CAP, as presented to European agriculture ministers.
The French National Veterinary and Phytosanitary Investigation Unit (BNEVP) is a department of the Directorate General for Food (DGAL), which oversees food safety, health and plant and animal production in conjunction with regional and departmental authorities.
This national bovine tuberculosis control plan supports the objective of ultimate eradication by reinforcing the surveillance, biosecurity, control and management measures and adapting them to differing regional contexts.
DGAL is the French general directorate for food. Its main tasks are to supervise the safety and quality of foodstuffs at every stage of the food chain, as well as the health and protection of animals and plants. Furthermore at the EU and international levels, the DGAL promotes France's food and sanitary models. Find out here data and main activities.
Did you know that a third of all food produced globally is either lost or discarded ? France has been at the forefront of efforts to reduce such losses by banning supermarkets from wasting edible food. However consumers play a crucial role as well and must help drive change. The ministry of Agriculture and Food is actively involved and has devised a prevention campaign that you will find here.