The audits of the performance of Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) are carried out in accordance with the requirements provided for in Article 4(6) of Council Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of European Parliament and the Council of 29-th April 2004 concerning official controls performed with the purpose to ensure check and auditing of the compliance with the legislation in the areas of food and feed and the rules for protection of animal health and animal welfare.