Focal Point members and observers

What are Focal Points?

Country Organisation Contact FP website/E-mail
Austria Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) Johann Steinwider Austrian FP
efsafocalpoin@ages.at
Belgium Federal Public Service (FPS)Health Food Chain Safety and Environment Laurence Ballieux Belgian FP
efsafocalpoint@health.belgium.be
Bulgaria Risk Assessment Center (RAC) - Bulgarian Food Safety Agency

Snejana Todorova

Bulgarian FP
EFSAfocalpoint@nvms.government.bg
Croatia Croatian Food Agency (HAH) Sanja Miloš efsa.focalpoint@hah.hr
Cyprus Ministry of Health -
The State General Laboratory
Maro Christodoulidou Cypriot FP
efsafocalpoint@sgl.moh.gov.cy
Czech Republic Ministry of Agriculture -
Food Safety Department
Petr Beneš Czech FP
efsa.focalpoint@mze.cz
Denmark National Food Institute Birgitte Helwigh  bhel@food.dtu.dk
Estonia Ministry of Agriculture -
Food Safety Department
Piret Priisalu Estonian FP
efsafocalpoint@agri.ee
Finland Finnish Food Safety Authority (Evira) Kirsi-Maarit Siekkinen Finnish FP
efsafocalpoint@evira.fi
France French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES) Coralie Bultel French FP
pointfocal@anses.fr
Germany Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) Nicole Gollnick German FP
efsa-focal-point@bfr.bund.de
Greece Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) Eirini Tsigarida Greek FP
efsa@efet.gr
Hungary National Food Chain Safety Office Directorate for Food Safety Risk Assessment Judit Sali Hungarian FP
focalpoint@nebih.gov.hu
Iceland The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority Ástfríður Sigurðardóttir focalpoint@mast.is
Ireland Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Edel Smyth Irish FP
focalpoint@fsai.ie
Italy Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) Luca Busani
 
Italian FP
italianfocalpoint@iss.it
Latvia Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment “BIOR”   Latvian FP
efsa@bior.gov.lv
Lithuania State Food and Veterinary Service Jurgita Savickaitė Lithuanian FP
efsa.focalpoint@vet.lt
Luxembourg Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health Camille Strottner Luxembourger FP
focal.point@osqca.etat.lu
Malta Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority Ingrid Busuttil efsa-fp.mccaa@mccaa.org.mt
Norway Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) Gisle Solstad Norwegian FP
efsafocalpoint-norway@vkm.no
Poland Chief Sanitary Inspectorate Iwona Wiśniewska Polish FP
efsa@gis.gov.pl
Portugal Portuguese Economy and Food Safety Authority (ASAE) Pedro Portugal Gaspar Portuguese FP
efsafocalpoint@asae.pt
Romania National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority Alecsandra Dida Cozachievici efsa.focalpoint@ansvsa.ro
Slovak Republic Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Zuzana Bírošová Slovak FP
efsa.focalpoint@land.gov.sk
Slovenia Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Blaža Nahtigal Slovenian FP
efsa.mko@gov.si
Spain The Spanish Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition (AECOSAN) Cristina Alonso Andicoberry Spanish FP
pfefsa@msssi.es
Sweden Swedish National Food Agency Karin Nyberg Swedish FP
efsa.focalpoint@slv.se
The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (VWA) Jacqueline Castenmiller Dutch FP
VWAEFSAfocalpoint@vwa.nl
United Kingdom UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) Alison Spalding British FP
efsa.focalpoint@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk

 

In addition to the Members of the Focal Point network, the following countries participate as Observers:

Country Organisation Contact FP website/E-mail
Albania Ohri Shpresa Albania FP
focalpoint@aku.gov.al
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Food and Veterinary Agency Dušica Santa FYR of Macedonia FP
focalpoint@fva.gov.mk
Montenegro Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Drago Marojevic Montenegro FP
efsa.focalpoint@mpr.gov.me
Serbia Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia   fpefsaserbia@minpolj.gov.rs
Switzerland Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) – Risk assessment division Barbara Engeli efsafocalpoint@blv.admin.ch
Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock – General Directorate of Food and Control Muzaffer Nurseren Budak Turkish FP efsafocalpoint@tarim.gov.tr

 

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