GENERAL PRINCIPLES ON THE FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS WITHIN THE COMMUNITY SPACE AND THE VETERINARY SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS REGARD

Published in Scientific Works. Series C. Veterinary Medicine, Vol. 19 ISSUE 3
Written by Magdalena GONCIAROV

The European Union has set two main goals followed in the veterinary services. This consumer health and food safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, control and eradication of animal diseases. Accordingly, the Commission adopted a radical reform in the health department dealing with consumers. Scientific Committees placed under the responsibility of managing DG Consumer Policy and Health Protection, which deals with the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO). The Commission has reorganized and the three "tools" used to protect consumer health: scientific analysis, risk analysis control and inspections. In terms of disease control and eradication, creation of WTO and signed by the Member States of the European Union agreement on sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS Agreement) tariff barrier reduction were set up to trade, based on animal veterinary safety. Thus, countries that want to prohibit the importation of animals or animal products from a particular country or region to protect its own animal health must scientifically prove this. Countries wishing to export, on the other hand, must prove that they are free of certain diseases. In both cases, it required a database suitable for animal health. Thus, the responsibilities of public veterinary services are moving towards two primary objectives- to facilitate international trade and protect public health.

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Magdalena GONCIAROV 2013, GENERAL PRINCIPLES ON THE FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS WITHIN THE COMMUNITY SPACE AND THE VETERINARY SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS REGARD. Scientific Works. Series C. Veterinary Medicine, Vol. 19 ISSUE 3, PRINT ISSN 2065-1328, 164-167.

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