Food Law News - EU - 2010

Council Press Release (7033/10), 8 March 2010

CONTACT MATERIALS / CLAIMS / LABELLING - Council discussions on food law matters under the regulatory procedure

The following is an extract from the minutes of the Council meeting (Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs) of the 8 March 2010:

The Council decided not to oppose the adoption by the Commission of one decision and three regulations in the field of food law. This Council's decision concerns the following acts:

Under the regulatory procedure with scrutiny, the Council can oppose an act which exceeds the implementing powers of the Commission, is not compatible with the aim or content of the basic instrument or does not respect subsidiarity or proportionality if the regulatory committee previously supported the envisaged measures.

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