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Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office

Key facts

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) audited the procurements and contracts between the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) and the University of Bern – one of the FSVO’s largest suppliers. Its contract volume amounted to CHF 20.8 million (around 16%) in a total volume of CHF 130 million between 2016 and 2019. Using a sample of 19 cases and a contract volume of CHF 14.3 million (around 69%), the SFAO audited the FSVO’s procurement practices relating to the University of Bern over this period. The procurement organisation and processes were also audited.