07-12-2017Approval of food additives and food enzymes in Japan
Members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients are invited by DG Trade to an Information Meeting on Japan's approval process for food additives (Incl. food enzymes).
06-12-2017High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain
A delegate of EU Specialty Food Ingredients contributes to the High Level Forum where notably the composition differences between branded food products sold on the single market is discussed, as well as better understanding of the barriers affecting internal market. The work programme of the Forum for 2018 was adopted.
04-12-2017Industry4Europe: joint meeting with the current Estonian and upcoming Bulgarian and Austrian Presidencies of the Council
The industry coalition Industry4Europe organises today a meeting between the signatories of the paper "For an ambitious EU industrial strategy: going further" and the Chairs of the Council Industry Working Parties of the trio Presidencies of the Council, just after the adoption on 30 November 2017 by the Council of its conclusions on a renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy. The coalition particularly welcomes the reiteration of the Council's call on the Commission to "further develop a comprehensive EU industrial strategy with a focus on 2030 and beyond, including medium to long-term strategic objectives and indicators for industry and to be accompanied by an action plan with concrete measures".
The 50th meeting of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses takes place in Berlin (04-08/12). A number of topics of interest for EU Specialty Food Ingredients are discussed, e.g. the draft NRV-NCD for EPA and DHA long chain omega-3 fatty acids or the draft Guideline for Ready-to-use Therapeutic Foods.
27-11-201715 years anniversary of the General Food Law
EU Specialty Food Ingredients is very pleased to attend the event organised by DG SANTE to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the pillar of the European safe food legislation, i.e. Regulation (EC) 178/2002.
24-11-2017EFSA workshop on the re-evaluation of food additives
EU Specialty Food Ingredients presents the additive manufacturers’ perspective on the progress in the re-evaluation procedure at a one day workshop organised by EFSA in Parma.