Regulatory watch

15 March 2019

ANSES communicates on emerging allergens

    On 14 December 2015, the ANSES was asked by the DGS to update its report “Food allergies: current situation and policy proposals” published in […]
11 March 2019

Adoption by the EU Council of the proposal for a Directive on drinking water

  In its press release of 5 March 2019, the EU Council announced that it had adopted its position on the proposal to revise the EU […]
11 March 2019

Evaluation of the transfer of biocidal residues in food

  The Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 refers to the placing on the market and use of biocidal products, which are used to protect humans, […]
8 March 2019

BEUC requests revision of the reference levels of Acrylamide

  In a press release dated 6 March 2019, BEUC (European Bureau of Consumer Unions) informs that new tests carried out by ten consumer organisations have […]
4 March 2019

Evaluation of PPP residues on bees and beehive products

  A new technical guide: HEALTH/11956/2016 rev 9 for determining pesticide residue levels and setting maximum residue limits in honey will be applicable from 1 January […]
28 February 2019

Publication of new microbiological criteria

  Regulation (EU) 2019/229 amending Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs has been published recently. This new text introduces the following changes: – […]
22 February 2019

DGCCRF 2017 Control Plan AB Products

  The DGCCRF recently published its 2017 annual control plan for organic products. This control plan aims to verify compliance with Regulation No 834/2007 on organic […]
18 February 2019

Publications of EU Regulations 2019/88, 2019/89, 2019/90, 2019/91 – Changes in MRLs

  On 18 January, four new regulations were published in the Official Journal of the European Union. These Regulations amend Regulation No 396/2005 on maximum residue […]
29 January 2019

Draft MRLs Chlorates in consultation

  On 21 January 2019, the European Commission published a draft regulation on the establishment of EU MRLs for the active substance Chlorate.   To date, […]

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