Supervision in dairying Audit of the appropriateness and legality of supervision

Federal Office for Agriculture

Key facts

The SFAO performed an announced audit at the Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG) from 21 June to 23 July 2010 within the scope of its annual programme, based on Art. 6 and 8 of the Federal Auditing Act (SR 614.0). The object of the audit was to establish the appropriateness and legality of supervision in dairying. The work concentrated on the 2009 financial year, including the transition regulations and special measures related to the abolition of milk quotas. In addition, the audit covered the status of the accounts of SwissDairyFood and the Swiss Cheese Union in liquidation as well as the deposit account in the State Account.