Food Law News - EU - 2001


Standing Committee on Foodstuffs, 19 - 20 July 2001

CHOCOLATE - Discussions at the Standing Committee on Foodstuffs

Exchange of views on issues raised by the Netherlands concerning the implementation of Directive 2000/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23rd of June 2000 relating to cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption.

The Commission representative indicated to the Committee that the Commission services concerned (DG AGRI, DG SANCO and Legal Service) are preparing a position paper with regard to the interpretation of the declaration in Article 3(3) of Directive 200/36/EEC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 June 2000 relating to cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption (Official Journal L 197, 03/08/2000 p. 19)


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