Dr David Jukes, The University of Reading, UK

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Food Law News - EU - 2016

Council of the EU - Minutes, 15 February 2016

ADDITIVES – Council discussions: Food flavourings - Removal from the EU list

The following is an extract from the minutes of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council Meeting on 15 February 2016:

The Council decided not to oppose the adoption of a Commission regulation removing the following genotoxic substances from the EU list of authorised food flavourings:

The Commission regulation is subject to the so called regulatory procedure with scrutiny. This means that now that the Council has given its consent, the Commission may adopt it, unless the European Parliament objects.

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