EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS

Specialty food ingredients have technological and/or functional benefits and are essential in providing today’s consumer with a wide range of tasty, safe, healthy, affordable, qualitative and sustainably produced food. They are key segment in the European food industry that is used in many of consumer foods and have consequently become part of our daily life.

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is THE voice of specialty food ingredients in Europe. EU Specialty Food Ingredients represents its members by:

– Engaging with authorities for the continued development of a fair regulatory environment;

– Being a transparent and credible partner, committed to science and knowledge sharing;

– Developing understanding of the role and benefits that specialty food ingredients play today and tomorrow, starting with food manufacturers.

And thus: increasing trust in specialty food ingredients towards the relevant stakeholders.

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2022-08SAVE GAS FOR A SAFE WINTER: SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS ARE “SOCIETALLY-CRITICAL”

EU Specialty Food Ingredients welcomes that food is identified by the European Commission as a societally-critical sector, for which a disruption of gas supply would have negative effects on supply chains[1]. EU Specialty Food Ingredients would like to stress that the production of foods and...

2022-06World Food Safety Day 2022

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is pleased to join today the celebrations for World Food Safety Day, established by the United Nations to inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks. We all want our food to be safe. 2 in 5 Europeans take...

2022-05EU Choose Safe Food: the EFSA campaign continues

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), together with EU member states, launched the second year of the campaign #EUChooseSafeFood. This campaign aims at helping consumers to make informed food choices in their daily lives, translating food safety science into clear and easy messaging that could...

2022-04Internal discussion paper on added fibre

EU Specialty Food Ingredients has developed an internal discussion paper on added fibre. The document provides EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ members with a clear overview of the applicable EU legislation relating to the addition of fibre to foods and presents members’ common view on the...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 05-07EFSA SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE MEETING

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    The 109th plenary meeting of the Scientific Committee is open to Observers, which gives the opportunity for a delegate of EU Specialty Food Ingredients to hear about scientific development of interest for members.

  • 29-06TRANSPARENCY IN RISK ASSESSMENT

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    EFSA holds the conclusive meeting of its Technical Group on Database of Notification of Studies, of which EU Specialty Food Ingredients is an appointed member.

  • 21-06ONE CONFERENCE

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    A representative of EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends the ONE Conference 2022 organised by several European agencies in relation to food safety.

  • 01-06ONE SUBSTANCE, ONE ASSESSMENT

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    A representative of EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends the Information Session on ‘one substance, one assessment’ organised by DG ENVI, where information is given on the horizontal legislative proposal for re-attribution of technical and scientific work on chemicals to the EU Agencies.

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