MEPs ready to negotiate EFSA’s transparency rule, but need to find a new negotiator

By |december 12th, 2018|EFSA, EU General Food Law, Food safety, News, transparency rules, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

The long and troubled parliamentary procedure to overhaul the current food transparency rules for European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) ended in an unexpected twist as the EPP’s rapporteur Renate Sommer asked to withdraw her name from the report just passed by the Parliament's plenary.

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Food scandals: Campaigners criticise gaps in EU law

By |november 22nd, 2018|EU General Food Law, food law, Foodwatch, glyphosate, Julia Klöckner, News, Pesticides|

There has repeatedly been food scandals in spite of strict EU rules. A consumer protection organisation criticises gaps in EU law and is calling for this to be considerable dismantled. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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EU agriculture ministers to decide on EFSA’s budget, sources say

By |oktober 31st, 2018|agriculture and food law, EFSA, EU General Food Law, European Food Safety Authority, food law, News|

The exact amount of money that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will receive under the new food transparency rules will be decided at the level of agriculture ministers, sources close to the issue told EURACTIV.com.

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New food transparency rules risk falling victim to EU institution spat

By |oktober 19th, 2018|EFSA, EU General Food Law, News|

The future of the new proposed rules on food transparency is unclear, as the European Parliament and the Commission disagree on the timeframe to move the discussion forward.

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Amended Commission food proposal ‘completely inadequate’, says foodwatch  

By |julij 10th, 2018|consumers protection, EU General Food Law, Food chain sustainability, food scandals, Health and Food Safety, News, transparency|

The European consumer organisation foodwatch released Tuesday 10 July eight specific demands to amend the current EU General Food Law legislation following the presentation by the European Commission last April of a reform proposal focusing on improvin...

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