13-12-2019SMARTER RULES FOR SAFER FOOD AND PLANT HEALTH
DG SANTE organises, with the support of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU, a conference attended by EU Specialty Food Ingredients. The main objective is to present and discuss amongst others the new rules on official controls along the agri-food chain as well as to celebrate and reflect upon the 40 years of existence of the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).
11-12-2019LABELLING OF FOOD & DRINK PRODUCTS EXPORTED TO CHINA
A meeting organised by DG Trade with the Chinese State Administration on Market Regulation SAMR gives the opportunity to EU industry associations, among which EU Specialty Food Ingredients, to speak about issues related to the labelling of food and drink products exported to China.
10-12-2019LAUNCH OF THE EUROPEAN FOOD FORUM
A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates to the launch reception of the European Food Forum, ‘an independent, politically-led, non-partisan forum, created by Members of the European Parliament to drive the policy debate on sustainable food system transformation among legislators, policy makers, food supply chain actors, civil society organisations and public institutions”.
03-12-2019EFSA WORKSHOP ON THE RE-EVALUATION OF FOOD ADDITIVES
A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends an EFSA workshop in Paris, with focus on scientific methodologies for the safety assessment of sweeteners.
27-11-20195th MEETING OF THE ABS CONSULTATION FORUM
The Forum, attended by a delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients, discusses draft horizontal and specific Guidance documents on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU Regulation on Access and Benefit Sharing under the Nagoya Protocol.
22-11-2019DG TRADE - MARKET ACCESS WG ON SPS ISSUES
A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates in the SPS MAWG meeting. Amongst many other topics of interest for our sector, the policy initiative of the new Commission around Sustainable Food Systems is presented.