National Food Chain Safety Office Directorate of Veterinary Medicinal products


About National Food Chain Safety Office

The CAO and the former Hungarian Food Safety Office were integrated into a new office establishing the National Food Chain Safety Office on 15th March 2012. From then on, the NFCSO operates as a legal successor of the CAO and the HFSO incorporating all aspects of the food chain safety supervision into one single authority.


The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut


About The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut

The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut is the Federal Institute for Vaccines and Biomedicines. It is a senior federal authority in the field of medicinal products providing services in public health. T

he Paul-Ehrlich-Institut assesses and monitors the benefit-risk balance before, during and after the marketing authorisation of biomedicines for human use and im­munological medicines for veterinary use. The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut’s own experimental research in the field of life sciences is an indispensable basis for the fulfilment its duties. The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut reports to the German Federal Ministry of Health (Bundesministerium für Gesundheit).

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