28-02-2019BREXIT – EXPERT SEMINAR IN THE SPS AREA
DG SANTE organises a technical expert seminar (EU 27) in relation to the withdrawal of the UK from the EU, for an exchange of views between the Advisory Group, of which EU Specialty Food Ingredients is a member, and Officers from the European Commission (food safety, plant health, veterinary).
11-12-2018NAGOYA PROTOCOL – ACCESS & BENEFIT SHARING
Eu Specialty Food Ingredients participate in the ABS Consultation Forum organised by DG Environment.
A full day workshop takes place in Parma in order for EFSA to present the data requirements for the re-evaluation of food additives used in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age, a topic of interest for members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients.
28-11-2018HIGH LEVEL FORUM FOR A BETTER FUNCTIONING FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN
A Member of the Board of EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends the High Level Forum where the Forum’s report is debated. The report includes notably recommendations for finding solutions for a better Single Market for food and shared principles in addressing the multiple composition of foodstuffs.
The 40th CCNFSDU takes place in Berlin and is attended by a delegation of EU Specialty Food Ingredients.
26-11-2018ADVISORY GROUP ON THE FOOD CHAIN AND ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH
A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends the Advisory Group meeting, which opens with a speech from Ms Anne Bucher, who was appointed Director General of DG SANTE on 1st October. Transparency of the EU risk assessment is on the agenda, as well as information on Commission’s next step to implement the CJEU ruling on mutagenesis.