Food Law News - EU - 2007


Council Minutes (16373/1/07 REV 1), 19 December 2007

CLAIMS / FORTIFICATION Council adopts amendments to regulations on nutrition and health claims and on fortification so as to amend regulatory procedures

The following is an extract from the minutes of the 2841st Council meeting (Agriculture and Fisheries) of 17-19 December 2007

Nutrition and health claims made on foods Consumer protection

The Council adopted a regulation amending regulation 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods in order to adapt it to the new rules of the regulatory procedure with scrutiny (comitology procedure) (3628/07).

The new comitology procedure on implementing powers conferred to the Commission is aimed at making Community law simpler and more transparent.

Addition of vitamins and minerals to foods Consumer protection

The Council adopted a regulation amending regulation 1925/2006 on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods in order to adapt it to the new rules of the regulatory procedure with scrutiny (comitology procedure) (3629/07).


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