Food Law News - EU - 2001
Standing Committee for Foodstuffs, 15 February 2001 - Summary record
ADMINISTRATION - Co-ordinated programme for the official control of foodstuffs for 2001
The Commission consulted the Committee on a draft Commission Recommendation regarding a co-ordinated programme for the official control of foodstuffs for 2001.
In this proposal, the Member States are invited to carry out inspections and controls including, where indicated, taking samples with the aim of :
- monitoring compliance with the Community labelling rules concerning the quantitative ingredients declaration (article 7 of Council Directive 2000/13/EC;
- assessing the bacteriological quality of smoked fish products.
Following the examination of the proposal, some small improvements will be introduced.
The proposed co-ordinated control programme for 2001 received the support of the Committee.
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