15.4.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 101/126


COMMISSION DECISION

of 14 April 2011

on the members of the advisory group on the food chain and animal and plant health established by Decision 2004/613/EC

(2011/242/EU)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Commission Decision 2004/613/EC of 6 August 2004 concerning the creation of an advisory group on the food chain and animal and plant health (1), and in particular Article 3 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

An advisory group on the food chain and animal and plant health has been established by Decision 2004/613/EC with effect from 25 August 2004. This group is consulted by the Commission on its programme of work on food and feed safety, food and feed labelling and presentation, human nutrition in relation to food legislation, animal health and welfare, and plant health and also on any measures which the Commission has to take or propose in these fields.

(2)

Pursuant to Article 3(3) of Decision 2004/613/EC, the Commission shall select representative European bodies which most effectively meet the criteria referred to in Article 3(1) of that Decision and who have responded to the call for an expression of interest.

(3)

The Commission originally selected 36 members of the advisory group. The list of original members was published in the Official Journal of the European Union in 2005 (2).

(4)

The Commission has now decided to extend the membership of the advisory group, in particular in order to include certain unrepresented sectors. Following a call for expressions of interest, nine additional bodies have been selected.

(5)

All members of the advisory group have equal status.

(6)

It is appropriate to confirm the 36 current members of the advisory group, and, in addition, to appoint the 9 newly selected members,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The Commission confirms as members of the advisory group on the food chain and animal and plant health the European bodies listed in Part A of the Annex, and, in addition, appoints as members of this advisory group the European bodies listed in Part B of the Annex.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 14 April 2011.

For the Commission

The President

José Manuel BARROSO


(1)  OJ L 275, 25.8.2004, p. 17.

(2)  OJ C 97, 21.4.2005, p. 2.


ANNEX

PART A

AIPCE-CEP

Association des industries du poisson de l’Union européenne/Comité des organisations nationales des importateurs et exportateurs de poisson de l’Union européenne

ANIMALS ANGELS

Animal Welfare Association

AVEC

Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Import and Export Trade in the European Union Countries

BEUC (1)

Bureau européen des unions de consommateurs

CEFIC

Conseil européen des fédérations de l’industrie chimique

CELCAA

Comité européen de liaison des commerces agroalimentaires

CES/ETUC

Confédération européenne des syndicats/European Trade Union Confederation

CIAA

Confédération des industries agroalimentaires de l’Union européenne

CLITRAVI

Centre de liaison des industries transformatrices de viandes de l’Union européenne

COCERAL

Comité du commerce des céréales, aliments du bétail, oléagineux, huile d’olive, huiles et graisses et agrofournitures de l’Union européenne

COPA-Cogeca

Comité des organisations professionnelles agricoles de l’Union européenne – Confédération générale des coopératives agricoles de l’Union européenne

ECCA

European Crop Care Association

ECPA

European Crop Protection Association

ECSLA

European Cold Storage and Logistics Association

EDA

European Dairy Association

EFFAT

European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions

EFPRA

European Fat Processors and Renderers Association

EMRA

European Modern Restaurant Association

ESA

European Seed Association

EUROCHAMBRES

Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry

EUROCOMMERCE

European Representation of Retail, Wholesale and International Trade

EUROCOOP

European Community of Consumer Cooperatives

EUROGROUP

Eurogroup for Animal Welfare

EUROPABIO

European Association of Bioindustries

FEDIAF

Fédération européenne de l’industrie des aliments pour animaux familiers

FEFAC

Fédération européenne des fabricants d’aliments composés pour animaux

FERCO

Fédération européenne de la restauration collective concédée

FESASS

Fédération européenne pour la santé animale et la sécurité sanitaire

FRESHFEL

European Fresh Produce Association

FVE

Federation of Veterinarians of Europe

HOTREC

Confédération des associations nationales de l’hôtellerie, de la restauration, des cafés et établissements similaires de l’Union européenne et de l’Espace économique européen

IFAH-EUROPE

International Federation for Animal Health Europe

IFOAM EU GROUP

International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements — European Union Regional Group

UEAPME

Union européenne de l’artisanat et des petites et moyennes entreprises

UECBV

Union européenne du commerce du bétail et de la viande

UGAL

Union des groupements de détaillants indépendants de l’Europe

PART B

AESGP

Association of the European Self-Medication Industry

ECVC

European Coordination Via Campesina

EHPM

European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers

EUWEP

European Union of Wholesale with Eggs, Egg Products and Poultry and Game

FEFANA

EU Association of Specialty Feed Ingredients and their Mixtures

FoEE

Friends of the Earth Europe

PAN EUROPE

Pesticide Action Network Europe

PFP

Primary Food Processors

SLOW FOOD

Slow Food Associazione Internazionale


(1)  Three seats are allocated to BEUC in order to facilitate the representation of European consumers.