Certain issues are of particular importance to consumers, especially where they concern their health. The European Union takes action in these areas in order to prevent and curtail the risks associated, for example, with genetically modified organisms, or with certain diseases affecting animals, such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy or foot and mouth disease.
- GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMOs)
- TRANSMISSIBLE SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHIES (TSEs) AND BOVINE SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHIES (BSEs)
- FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE