Pilar Ayuso

My name is Pilar Ayuso and I have been a Member of the European Parliament for Spain since 1999. I have a PhD in Agricultural Engineering. Previously, I was Project Director at the National Institute for Agricultural Research (1970-1996) and Director-General responsible for Food at the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1996-1999).
As an MEP, my work focuses on everything related to the environment, public health and consumer policy. I’m also a substitute member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Food safety: from farm to table, better knowledge of what we eat

Since I came to the European Parliament over ten years ago, food safety and quality standards have been the focus of my work. This has certainly been an influence of my education: I have a doctorate in agricultural engineering, and since a young age have been interested in those issues … Read more