Statement on the adoption of the Commission proposal on acrylamide

(Brussels, 21 November 2017) FoodDrinkEurope welcomes today the publication of the European Commission Regulation establishing mitigation measures and benchmark levels for the reduction of the presence of acrylamide in food, which introduces regulation on acrylamide in food, and outlines suitable mitigation measures for enterprises.

Statement on Bratislava Summit for equal quality of products for all

(Brussels, 13 October 2017) Speaking at the Summit for equal quality of products for all in Bratislava, FoodDrinkEurope Director General, Mella Frewen, welcomed the commitment made by Commissioner Jourová to organise an inclusive dialogue at EU and national level between authorities, consumer representatives and industry stakeholders to discuss the alleged 'dual quality' of food in Europe.

Statement on Omnibus Proposal ahead of the last AGRI trilogue

(Brussels, 12 October 2017) Ahead of the last trilogue on agricultural issues in the Omnibus Regulation, FoodDrinkEurope warns that amendments, which go beyond simplification, could significantly change the 2013 political agreement on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Major changes proposed by the European Parliament and the Council should be given appropriate consideration and be preceded by an impact assessment, in line with Better Regulation. Hence, such changes should not be accepted.

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