Sara Lewis is a Brussels-based freelance journalist who writes for IEG Policy on European food regulatory issues.
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The European Wine companies’ organisation (Comité Européen des Entreprises Vins – CEEV) and the (Wine and Spirit Trade Association – WSTA) this week issued a common position on the association agreement, which is due to take effect once Brexit is complete.
The Belgian Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (AFSCA) is warning consumers to be on their guard about online sales of “potentially dangerous” supplements and teas bearing claims about preventing or treating COVID-19.
EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton has denied allegations by Italian MEPs that the Commission is dragging its feet in granting waivers for member states to apply stricter national limits on cadmium in fertilisers.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has blocked plans to place sachi inchi on the EU market as a traditional food from a third country (TF) over safety concerns.
EU member states are defining ‘essential’ goods and the workforce needed to get them to consumers differently causing major difficulties for the food supply chain during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis prompting the latest joint statement from farmers and agri-cooperatives represented by Copa-Cogeca, FoodDrinkEurope on behalf of food and drink manufacturers and EuroCommerce speaking for retailers and wholesalers.
EU and UK wine makers and traders are calling for harmonised European and British regulations in a future post Brexit association agreement.