Food Law News - EU - 2001

FSA Scotland Letter, 14 August 2001

RESIDUES - Commission Proposals to Prohibit Certain Pesticides in Raw Agricultural Products Used to Manufacture Infant Formula, Follow-on Formula and Baby Foods

A working group met on the 14th May to discuss the Commission's draft proposals. The Group last met in September 2000 (see
29 September 2000) but the Commission had until now been unable to progress work on the directives due to the pressure of other work.

The working group discussions focussed on problems with the draft text identified at the last meeting, which the Commission has still not addressed. These are:

The Commission will now develop amended proposals, which it expects will be available in about a month's time. When these revised draft texts are published they will be the subject of public consultation by the Agency.

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