Federal Office for As a federal institution for public law, directly accountable to the Federal
Agriculture and Food Government, the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (Bundesanstalt für
(BLE) Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, BLE) conducts its operations within the scope of
business of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL).
On behalf of the
Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL), the BLE manages, technically
and in terms of organization, various research projects in the fields of food,
agriculture and consumer protection.