Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed - Section: "Animal health and animal welfare" (SCFCAH) - EU monitor

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Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed - Section: "Animal health and animal welfare" (SCFCAH)

The Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (PAFF Committee) plays a key role in ensuring that Union measures on food and feed safety, animal health & welfare as well as plant health are practical and effective. It delivers opinions on draft measures that the Commission intends to adopt.

The PAFF Committee is composed by representatives of all Member States and presided by a European Commission representative.

The PAFF Committee's mandate covers the entire food supply chain -from animal health issues on the farm to the product on the consumer's table - helping the EU deal effectively with health risks at every stage of the production chain.Sections of the PAFF CommitteeThe Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed is divided into 14 different sections.