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2018-01Deletion of an additive from the European Union list as part of the safety re-evaluation process

The Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/98 deleting calcium sorbate (E 203) from the Union list of food additives was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 23rd January 2018. This publication follows the re-evaluation of sorbic acid (E 200), potassium sorbate (E 202) and calcium...

2018-01Fitness check of General Food Law: EU Specialty Food Ingredients findings on industry competitiveness acknowledged by Commission

The European Commission published on 15th January 2018 its final report of the Fitness Check of the General Food Law (also known as “GFL” – Regulation (EC) 178/2002). Launched in 2014, this “Fitness Check” exercise has consisted in assessing whether the GFL is ‘fit for purpose’ for the...

2017-11EU Specialty Food Ingredients elects a strengthened Board

At its AGM on 15 November 2017, EU Specialty Food Ingredients elects a new Board for a one-year term. The number of seats is increased from 10 to 12, which will energise the federation further.

2017-11EU Specialty Food Ingredients welcomes two new members

At its AGM on 15 November 2017, the General Assembly of members confirms the membership of the additive group of the German Chemical industry Association VCI (Fachvereiningung Lebensmittelzusatzstoffe im Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.) and of Corbion as of 1st  January 2018....

2017-10For an ambitious EU industrial strategy, Going further

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is pleased to have co-signed, together with other 118 associations, the paper “For an ambitious EU industrial strategy, Going further”, which builds upon the EC Communication on “Investing in a smart, innovative and sustainable Industry: a renewed Industrial...

2017-09EU Specialty Food Ingredients experts interviewed by FAO on impact of Codex for businesses

Present at the last meeting of the Codex Alimentarius Committee, Dirk Cremer, Chair of EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ working group dedicated to the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA) and Huub Scheres, Vice-Chair of this task force, were interviewed by the Food and Agriculture...

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