Regulatory watch

3 December 2018

EFSA – Update of the DHT Dioxins and PCBs

  The Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) adopted on 30 May 2001 an opinion on dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in food, setting a tolerable weekly intake […]
3 December 2018

Availability by ANSES of the data from the EATi study

  In September 2016, ANSES published a study on infant nutrition, which studied the exposure of children under three years of age to chemical substances. The […]
20 November 2018

Implementation of cadmium limits on cocoa products

    On 13 May 2014, Regulation (EU) No 488/2014 amending Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006 as regards maximum levels of cadmium in foodstuffs was published in […]
19 November 2018

Monitoring and control plans DGAL 2017

    The report on the DGAL’s monitoring and control plans for 2017 was published on 29 October 2018.   For the record, the objective of […]
19 November 2018

Publication of the Regulation (UE) 2018/685, 2018/686 et 2018/687 with regards to MRLS modification

  Three new European regulations have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union:   REGULATION (UE) 2018/1514 of 10 October 2018 amending Annexes […]
29 October 2018

Suspension of Metam use in France

    In October, many cases of poisoning were reported in Maine et Loire following the spreading of metam. The Prefecture of Maine et Loire issued […]
8 October 2018

Draft Regulation on Trans Acids in Foodstuffs

  On 4 October 2018, the Commission published a draft regulation amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 as regards trans fats other than trans […]
2 October 2018

Publication of the RASFF 2017 Annual Report

    The 2017 RASFF Annual Report for food and feed products has just been published. In 2017, 3832 notifications were transmitted through the RASFF portal, […]
26 September 2018

EFSA Pesticides Annual Report 2016

  EFSA published in July its report for the year 2016 on pesticide residues in food.   Results of monitoring programmes (European Coordinated Control Programme (EUCP) […]

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