The Voedsel en Waren Autoriteit is the government body responsible for making sure the food we eat is safe and keeps its beady eye on the whole food chain – from raw materials to consumer products. It also makes sure laws on the sale and consumption of alcohol and tobacco are adhered to. Animal welfare and tracing diseases such as bird flu is part of the VWA remit too.All typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
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