16-05-2019CALLS FOR DATA ON FOOD ADDITIVES – MEETING OF EFSA DISCUSSION GROUP
As a member of EFSA Discussion Group on Food Chemical Occurrence Data, EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ s delegate attends a meeting to discuss the provision of analytical data on food additives and to hear about the next steps of data publication by EFSA, beyond Open Food Tox.
07-05-2019DG SANTE ADVISORY GROUP
The Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health, of which EU Specialty Food Ingredients is a member, meets to discuss among others the next steps of the revision of the General Food Law.
Dr Jan-Willem van der Kamp (TNO and Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, The Netherlands) deliver an insightful presentation ”The gut microbiome – perspectives for impact on dietary recommendations, regulations and for future research” at the meeting of the Nutrition Committee of EU Specialty Food Ingredients.
DG SANTE explains to stakeholders, among which EU Specialty Food Ingredients, the way trade of SPS products will take place between UK and EU27 after Brexit (requirements and control).
04-04-2019TOWARDS LEGAL DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS “VEGAN” & “VEGETARIAN” IN FOOD LABELLING?
EU Specialty Food Ingredients’s Members hold an exchange of views with the European Vegetarian Union about the definitions of “vegan” and “vegetarian” in the context of the upcoming adaptation of the EU food labelling legislation, with particular attention paid to the use of specialty food ingredients, including processing aids.
03-04-2019MEETING OF SPS MARKET ACCESS WG
Participants are given the opportunity to hear amongst others at reports from the last WTO SPS Committee and from EU/Turkey technical working group.