28-05-2020NOTIFICATION OF STUDIES TO EFSA
EU Specialty Food Ingredients contributes to the meeting of the EFSA Technical Group on Database of Notification of Studies in anticipation of the application of the new Transparency Regulation.
26-05-2020SANITARY & PHYTOSANITARY ISSUES
EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends the virtual meeting of DG Trade Market Access WG, with focus on the impact of Covid-19 on global trade in agri-food products.
08-05-2020FARM TO FORK STRATEGY, BREXIT & MORE
EU Specialty Food Ingredients participate to the virtual meeting of DG SANTE Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health where the Farm to Fork strategy is discussed. Updates are given by DG SANTE on a number of other topics too, from Brexit to the Transparency Regulation and of course the Covid-19 crisis.
30-04-2020NEW ORGANIC LEGISLATION
Members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients are given an insightful update by DG AGRI officer about the products and substances for use in the production of processed organic food and of yeast used as food in the context of the implementation of the new organic legislation.
17-04-2020EFF EXCHANGE OF VIEWS ON COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN
Chaired by MEP Roza Thun, the European Food Forum, of which EU Specialty Food Ingredients is a member, held a fruitful exchange of views via videoconference about the impact of COVID-19 on the food supply chain. The summary notes are available here.
The event gave the opportunity to remind that it is important to secure the manufacture, transport and delivery of all components of food stuffs, including specialty food ingredients , without which the production of many processed foods is simply not possible.
14-04-2020“TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM” SCIENTIFIC OPINION
The scientific opinion “Towards a Sustainable Food System” prepared by the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors (SAM) is just published. It was finalised after the joint stakeholder meeting on this scientific advice and the Farm to Fork Strategy on 18 February, in which EU Specialty Food Ingredients participated.