Food Law News - EU - 1996

11 July 1996: ADDITIVES - Common Position for proposal on "traditional" foods

Scottish Office letter, 11 July 1996

Common Position for Decision on the maintenance of national laws prohibiting the use of certain additives in the production of certain foods

A Common Position was adopted on the 18th June [See related item on 26 June 1996 for more background]. The Annex containing a listing of foods for which Member States may continue to restrict additives has been extended and modified by the addition of a further 7 foods. The Annex lists the Member States concerned, the specified foodstuffs and the categories of additives which may continue to be banned. It now reads:

The Common Position now returns to the European Parliament for a second reading.

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