Food Law News - EU - 2001
Standing Committee for Foodstuffs, 15 February 2001 - Summary record
CHOCOLATE - Information of the Committee on a request for an interpretation of Directive 2000/36/EC (cocoa based products and chocolate products)
The Commission representative informed the Committee the Dutch authorities had transmitted to the Commission services a request for an interpretation of Directive 2000/36/EC (cocoa based products and chocolate products) on two points :
- the date of entry into force of the Directive and
- the method of calculating of the percentage of cocoa which had to be mentioned on the label.
A discussion on this topic will be held at a next meeting of the Committee.
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