The control process relies on existing European and French legislation, which ensures the consumer a high level of protection, while mindful of France’s gastronomic heritage.
Traceability,autocontrols and quality assurance are just some of the tools available to operators within the sector to produce healthy foods.
Food safety in numbers:
180,000 food hygiene inspections (restaurants, shops and processing)
262,600 health certificates awarded to export animal products
64,600 products of animal origin controlled during import
41,000 inspections carried out during vacations and public holidays