Food Law News - EU - 2011

Council Press Release, 8 November 2011

CONTAMINANTS – Council agrees adoption of new contaminant controls

The following is an extract from the minutes of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting

Nitrates, dioxins and other contaminants

The Council decided not to oppose the adoption by the Commission of following regulations:

The Commission regulations are subject to what is known as the regulatory procedure with scrutiny. This means that now that the Council has given its consent, the Commission may adopt them, unless the European Parliament objects.

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