Dr David Jukes, The University of Reading, UK

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Food Law News - EU - 2017

Council Minutes, 17 February 2017

CONTACT MATERIALS – Council discussions on amendment to controls on food contact materials

The following is an extract from the minutes of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council meeting on the 17 February 2017

The Council decided not to oppose the adoption of a Commission regulation authorising a further substance that may be used in food contact materials (5397/17).

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.

For Council document 5397/17, see: COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food

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