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Food Law News - EU - 2015
Council Press Release, 5 March 2015
ADDITIVES / OILS – Council discussions: Food additive amendment / Analysis method for erucic acid
The following is an extract from the minutes of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Energy Council meeting held on the 5 March 2015
The Council decided not to oppose the adoption of the two following Commission regulations:
- a regulation authorising the use of silicon dioxide in polyvinyl alcohol-polyethylene glycol-graft-co-polymer which is used in food supplements as film coating (5746/15)
- a regulation establishing performance criteria with which the methods of analysis used to determine the erucic acid content in oils and fats for human consumption (5747/15)
The Commission regulations are subject to the so called 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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