CHANGING SIZE OF ADDITIVE PARTICLES TO BE CONTROLLED BY EU REGULATORS

BY KEITH NUTHALL FRESH market authorisations for European Union (EU) sales will be needed when confectionary manufacturers change the particle size of an additive in future under a newly approved assessment system. This has been written into four EU regulations on additives, flavourings and enzymes, which have been approved by the European Parliament following talks with the EU Council of Ministers. The particle change rule follows growing concern about the environmental health problems associated with using nanotechnologies in food production. A parliament ...


Full access to this article can be arranged with permission from the client that first ordered it. Please contact us to request access. Entries are uploaded to our archive at least one year after being published by a client – free access is restricted to International News Services journalists for background research only. The article date indicates when copy was filed to a client, not when posted to this archive. Upon client requests, International News Services will remove such articles from the archive or not upload them in the first place. They are included to demonstrate the breadth of topics undertaken by the agency and also to help promote clients’ coverage.