The EU integrated approach to food safety aims to assure a high level of food safety, animal health, animal welfare and plant health within the European Union through coherent farm-to-table measures and adequate monitoring, while ensuring the effective functioning of the internal market.

http://www.efsa.europa.eu/EFSA/efsa_locale-1178620753812_home.htm
http://ec.europa.eu/food/index_en.htm