European Union novel foods applications will be processed more quickly and the definition of what constitutes a novel food broadened, if a proposal for a new novel foods regulation is accepted by the European Parliament (EP).
The food industry can expect to see progress in novel foods
regulation, the Food Improvement Agents Package (FIAP) and the
labelling regulation during Slovenia's presidency of the European
presidency, according to an advisor.
The UK food safety watchdog has 'provisionally reached a view' that
the sweet, purple saskatoon berry recently available to consumers
will have to apply for pre-market approval before being allowed
back on the shelves, writes...
The wheels of European bureaucracy continue to turn with the
European Commission this week granting approval to two novel foods
for use as food ingredients. The move comes after an agreement
between member states in the Standing Committee...