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.
08-04-2020COVID-19 AND FOOD SAFETY
DG SANTE publishes a Q&A on COVID-19 and food safety. The document results from comments made by the associations members of the Advisory Group (incl. EU Specialty Food Ingredients) and from those of Member States.
13-03-2020PREPARATION TO BREXIT
EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates via web streaming to an interesting meeting organised by DG SANTE to address sanitary and phytosanitary issues: implication of the withdrawal agreement, transition period and Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.
05-03-2020FARM TO FORK
EU Specialty Food Ingredients sent a contribution to DG SANTE consultation on the “Farm to Fork strategy” roadmap.