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Tag Archives: “novel food”

EC Promulgates Final Novel Foods Regulation

Posted in International, Legal/Regulatory Issues
The European Commission (EC) published the final novel foods regulation in the December 11, 2015, issue of the Official Journal of the European Union. Under the regulation, food consisting of engineered nanomaterials should be considered a novel food. Engineered nanomaterial means “any intentionally produced material that has one or more dimensions of the order of… Continue Reading

EP and Council of the EU Reach Agreement on Proposed Novel Food Regulation

Posted in International, Legal/Regulatory Issues
On November 11, 2015, the Council of the European Union (EU) announced that its Permanent Representatives Committee approved the proposed novel food regulation. On November 16, 2015, the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of the EU reached an agreement on the proposal. The European Commission (EC) issued a November 16, 2015, press release and… Continue Reading