EU DG Sante changes in policymaking strategy? The alcoholic beverages report case

The DG Sante of the EU Commission on 13th March 2017 published a report - due by 13th December 2014 - responding to the obligation set by Article 16(4) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/20111 on the provision of food information to consumers. This provision exempted alcoholic beverages containing more than 1,2 % by volume of … Continue reading EU DG Sante changes in policymaking strategy? The alcoholic beverages report case

EU Preliminary Impact Assessment on Trans Fats policy options

The EU Commission just published an inception impact assessment about a potential upcoming Regulation about limitation of trans fats in foods (3rd quarter 2017). Although different actions were taken in different Member States of the EU and intakes of trans fats have overall decreased over the past years, other Member States have not taken action. … Continue reading EU Preliminary Impact Assessment on Trans Fats policy options