On 22 May the Council adopted new EU rules on organic production and the labelling of organic products.
EFSA has published a new release of its Comprehensive European Food Consumption Database, which for the first time includes data collected under EFSA’s EU Menu project. The updated database consists of the most recent data collected in Member States covering more population groups and new food categories, such as energy drinks.
A summary of the exchange of views (with a focus on the General Food Law Proposal and self-regulatory proposal submitted by the alcohol and beverages sector) with the Commissioner is now available.
On 30 April 2018, under the patronage of the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and as part of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, an international high-level forum dedicated to the double standard of foodstuffs within the EU will be held.
The issue of dual quality products in the single market came under the spotlight at a European Parliament event today.