EU Council approved new preservative on meat products

The EU Council, during the Justice and Home Affairs meeting on 3 and 4 March 2014, decided not to oppose the adoption of a regulation authorising ethyl lauroyl arginate as a preservative in heat-treated meat products in order to improve the microbiological quality of those food products, including inhibiting the growth of harmful micro-organisms such as Listeria monocytogenes … Continue reading EU Council approved new preservative on meat products

EU food additives list entered into force on 1st June

From 1st June 2013 the EU list of authorised food additives takes effect and previous European directives are replaced with a single regulation. The additives that are authorised in foodstuffs and their conditions of use are listed in the Annex II of Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 on food additives. Only additives that are in that … Continue reading EU food additives list entered into force on 1st June