El&I - Ministerie Van Economische Zaken, Landbouw En Innovatie
The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation (EL&I) is the Ministry with responsibility for Animal Health and Welfare policy in the Netherlands, as well as for Research, Extension and Education in the “Green Area” and for Innovation in all sectors of the economy. It has research programmes to provide evidence for, and to support, policy development and implementation. The main contractor is Wageningen University and Research.
See also: EI&I website
VWA - Voedsel En Waren Autoriteit
The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) is an independent agency in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation and a delivery agency for the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport. The task of the Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority is to safeguard public health, and plant and animal health and animal welfare. Therefore it monitors feed, animals, food and consumer products. The Authority controls the whole production chain, from raw materials and processing aids to end products, consumption and use (consumer products).
See also: VWA wbesite