EU TRANSPARENCY REGULATION
The new EU transparency regulation (EU) 2019/1381 entered into force in September 2019 and was applied on 27th March 2021.
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR INDUSTRY?
Regulation (EU) 2019/1381 amends the General Food Law (2002) and covers eight legislative acts covering the agri-food chain to increase transparency in the EU risk assessment process.
The transparency regulation will apply to the following regulated areas:
- GMOs (cultivation and for Food/Feed uses)
- Feed additives
- Smoke flavourings
- Food contact materials
- Food additives
- Food enzymes and flavourings
- Plant protection products
- Novel foods