Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA) - EU monitor

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Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency is a successor to the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC). CHAFEA carries out duties assigned to it by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety. It manages relations with some 2800 beneficiaries and contractors working on nearly 400 projects/service contracts in the fields of health, consumer protection and food safety. It has about 50 staff members based in Luxembourg.

CHAFEA started work on 1 January 2014. Its mandate extends until 2024. It administers:

  • the EU Health Programme
  • the Consumer Programme
  • the Better Training for Safer Food initiative.

It also promotes EU agricultural products at an international level.