EU consumer affairs Commissioner David Byrne has unveiled food industry proposals that the European Commission will make later this year. They include regulations on nutritional, functional and health claims made on packaging, updating rules on food contact materials for new types of packaging, non-GM reforms to the EU novel food regulation and amendments to EU legislation on food additives and sweeteners.

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