Food Law News - EU - 1997

25 April 1997: EXTRACTION SOLVENTS - Amendments reach Common Position

MAFF Letter, 25 April 1997

Extraction Solvents - Amendments reach Common Position

As previously reported (
17 September 1996), the Commission has been developing a proposed amendment to the Directive 88/344/EEC on Extraction Solvents used in the Production of Foodstuffs and Food Ingredients.

A Common Position was formally adopted at the General Affairs Council on 24 March. The MAFF letter circulates a copy of the text. the main changes which would result from the adoption of the Directive are:

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

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