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section 1 of the NFA has the administrative authority for
food issues to the task to in the interest of consumers
working for safe food handling in food, conscientiousness
and good eating habits.
2 § the museums shall
1. promote an efficient and equivalent food controls in the
across the country,
2. lead, coordinate and follow up the food control,
3. conduct surveys of foods and eating habits as well as
perform analysis, develop methods and carry out risk and
commercial values in the area of food,
4. inform consumers, businesses and other stakeholders in
food chain if applicable rules, dietary guidelines and other
key conditions in the area of food,
5. facilitate and create favorable conditions for entrepreneurship
in the food sector,
6. push for exporting food companies meet
such specific requirements that the recipient country can set,
7. to coordinate matters relating to infant nutrition, including
8. promote consumer, especially children and youth,
ability to make informed choices regarding healthy and
9. encourage the development of meals in healthcare, school and
10. promote the generation target for environmental work and the
environmental quality objectives which Parliament has determined is reached and at
propose measures for environmental development work, as well as
11. be national reference laboratory in their
field of activity. Regulation (2015:294).
2 a of the authority shall be the authority responsible for
nutrition and promote good eating habits as well as coordinate
governmental authorities information about good eating habits.
3 § the museums shall be responsible for the national coordination of
drinking water issues, particularly with regard to
1. adaptation to climate change, as well as
2. crisis and contingency planning with respect to
supply of drinking water.
The authority shall also be responsible for the national coordination
in crisis and emergency planning
food security in the trail after primary production.
4 § the museums shall ensure that its regulations and
guidance documents are designed in such a way that they are
cost effective and easy to follow and understand
consumers, businesses and control authorities. The authority shall
even in its operations in General easier for consumers,
corporate and control contacts with authorities
5 § the museums shall integrate a gender perspective in
their activities. The authority shall in its information and
investigative work is deleted from the conditions of women and men
Individual-based statistics are to be consistently presented and
analysed by gender as cross-cutting basis, if it
no special reasons against this.
5 a of the authority shall, within the framework of its own activities,
and in cooperation with other stakeholders, to contribute to the implementation of the
Sweden's policy for global development. Regulation (2011:1229).
5 b of the Authority may perform the service exports which are directly
linked to the development cooperation authority
conducts internationally. Regulation (2014:1431).
section 6 of the authority shall be entrusted with certain tasks in the
agricultural products and foodstuffs, in accordance with
of the Regulation (2009:1425) on the control of protected
indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs.
section 7 of the Authority shall perform the duties of a Member State
under articles 41 to 44 of the European Parliament and of the Council
Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of 29 april 2004 on official
controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with
feed and food law,
animal health and animal welfare. The total control plan and the
annual report to be drawn up after consultations with Government
section 8 authority shall in its field of activity, assist
The Agriculture Department with input for the General contingency plan
for feed and food referred to in article 13 of
European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 882/2004.
The dossier shall be established in accordance with the same article in this
8 a of the authority may, at the request of the State Provincial Office perform
such audits of County Administrative Board's food control
referred to in article 4 (6) of the European Parliament and of the Council
Regulation (EC) No 882/2004. Regulation (2015:294).
9 § the museums shall perform the duties of a Member State
under articles 30, 31, 40, 43 and 44 in
European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the
on 23 February 2005 on maximum residue levels for
pesticide residues in or on food and feed of
plant and animal origin and amending
Council Directive 91/414/EEC.
The control programme, referred to in article 30, shall, as regards
feed shall be drawn up following consultation with the Agriculture Department. The data
in accordance with articles 43 and 44 of the European Parliament and the Council
Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 shall be carried out after consultation with the
The Agriculture Department.
section 10 of the authority is the contact authority of the European
food safety authority (EFSA). Authority
responsible for coordinating with other relevant Swedish
authorities in contacts with the EFSA.
11 § the museums shall, in respect of their environmental efforts pursuant to article 2 of the
10 report to the environmental protection agency and consult with the work of
What reporting is required. Regulation (2015:294).
12 § the museums shall, within its field of activity, assist
Agriculture with such supporting material as needed
information, training, supervision and how deviations shall
be assessed from the point of view of support in terms of business requirements according to
Regulation (2004:760) of EU direct payments to farmers
accommodation and Ordinance (2007:481) on support for
rural development measures. Regulation (2014:1084).
12 a of the Agency shall, not later than 30 september each year to
the Government must provide an accounting of how the food control
can be developed and improved. Report shall include
the deficiencies in the control that the work identified and describe
how they can be addressed. Regulation (2015:294).
section 13 Authority may perform
1. laboratory studies in its field of activity on the
behalf of the individual, and
2. mission to the authorities with regard to food and feed.
The authority may provide it with computer-based systems
for diet registration on behalf of universities and colleges
as the State has as principal and subject to the higher education Act
(1992:1434) or on behalf of individual training providers
authorised to issue qualifications according to the law
(1993:792) for permission to issue certain degrees, provided
the results of the research are made available to a third
man. Regulation (2014:1431).
section 14 of the food and drug administration, on behalf of the individual to assist in
activities aimed at a food processing plant,
approved by the third country for exports of foodstuffs.
The Agency's management
section 15 Authority is headed by a head of Government.
16 section at the Agency, there shall be an Advisory Council consisting
of no more than eight members.
Positions and assignments
section 17 the Director General is the head of Government.
18 § A professor is hired by order of the Government after
proposal from the authority.
Before the Agency submits its proposal to the Government to
– Download the opinion of applicants to the employment from a
University or college that is active in the field of
employment, as well as
– give the applicants to the employment opportunity to comment
the Agency's proposal. Regulation (2010:1490).
§ 19 is repealed by Regulation (2010:1490).
section 20 of A professor at the authority to teach in the field
of their competence to the extent that the authority decides in
each individual case.
Staff disciplinary board
section 21 at the Agency, there shall be a staff disciplinary board.
Applicability of certain regulations
section 22 of the authority shall apply the staff representatives Ordinance
section 23 of the Authority may charge a fee for such
external relations and other surcharge activities
referred to in 5 (b), sections 13 and 14.
The authority may provide for fees.
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