Ref. Ares(2019)3853508 - 17/06/2019
CONSUMERS, HEALTH, AGRICULTURE AND FOOD EXECUTIVE AGENCY
Health & Food Safety Unit
Sent by e-mail: [email address]
Your application for access to documents – Ref. Ares (2019) 3410138 – 24/05/2019
Dear Ms. Voller-Danwatch,
We refer to your e-mail dated 21/05/2019 in which you introduce a request for access to documents,
registered on 24/05/19 under the above-mentioned reference number.
We regret to inform you that CHAFEA does not hold any documents that would correspond to the
description given in your application. CHAFEA is an Executive Agency entrusted with the implementation
of the EU Health Programme, the Consumer Programme, Better Training for Safer Food initiative (BTSF)
and the Promotion of Agriculture Products Programme. As such, the Agency main task is the management
of grants and procurement in the above mentioned fields, while it does not deal with policy matters.
We recommend that you address your request to the competent Directorate General of the European
As specified in Article 2(3) of Regulation 1049/2001, the right of access as defined in that regulation applies
only to existing documents in the possession of the institution.
Given that no such documents, corresponding to the description given in your application, are held by
CHAFEA, CHAFEA is not in a position to fulfil your request.
In accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation 1049/2001, you are entitled to make a confirmatory
application requesting CHAFEA to review this position.
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days upon receipt of this letter to
the Director of CHAFEA at the following address:
Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency
For the attention of Véronique Wasbauer, Director
European Commission, CHAFEA
or by email to: [email address]
Head of Unit
Electronically signed on 14/06/2019 19:10 (UTC+02) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563