What is DG SANCO?

DG SANCO is the European Commission (EC) Directorate General for Health and Consumers, dedicated to making Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident. Its aim is to ensure food and consumer goods sold in the EU are safe, that the EU's internal market works for the benefit of consumers to protect and improve its citizens' health. In order to succeed in its mission, DG SANCO works with other EU institutions, national governments and agencies, consumer organisations, health interest groups, business groups, scientists, researchers and experts.

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