MEPS WANT TIGHTER CONTROLS ON EU FLAVOURINGS AND WARNINGS ABOUT AZO DYES

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Parliament's environment committee has pushed for changes to a new European Union (EU) regulation on additives, flavourings, and enzymes that would ensure flavourings are only approved "only if there is a reasonable technological need for them." This would bring the flavourings control regime in line with rules for additives and enzymes. In tabled amendments to be considered by the full parliament, MEPs said this was important "given that the addition of excessively strong flavourings can mask poor quality ...


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