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Food Safety and Economic Authority

Ministry of Economy

Last update on 27-05-2016

The Food Safety and Economic Authority (ASAE) is the national administrative authority specialized in the field of food safety and economic supervision.

It is responsible for assessing and communicating risks in the food chain as well as exercising oversight of economic activities in the food and non-food sectors, through the monitoring and prevention of compliance with regulatory legislation.

ASAE is governed by the principles of scientific independence, precaution, credibility and transparency and confidentiality.