|Promoting the production of healthy food
|The Dutch government’s food policy is aimed at promoting healthy and responsible food. It encourages the food industry to produce food that contains less salt, fat and sugar.
|Food safety requirements
|Food manufacturers must make sure that their products are safe and do not make people ill. Companies must have a food safety plan and observe the food safety regulations. The government checks that they comply with these requirements.
|Supervising and monitoring the food sector
|The government has taken measures to improve food safety and reliability. Food that is safe can be eaten without any ill effects.