To stop the import and spread of Spodoptera frugiperda in the European Union, a new temporary implementing rule (EU) 2023/1134 will go into effect on July 1, 2023.
Important European standards for the protection of drinking water have been implemented in Germany's national law by the revision to the Drinking Water Ordinance (TrinkwV).
DSM Food Specialties B.V. submitted studies and scientific data for the authorisation of a new food enzyme, 3-Phytase, from Aspergillus niger strain NPH. EFSA will check the relevance of the data for risk assessment and regulatory compliance.
On May 22, 2023, the Swedish Food Safety Authority issued Announcement 2023:3, the Food Supplements Regulation. The main contents of the regulations include:
Titanium dioxide, (TiO2), a whitening agent, is used in food products, toothpastes, and pharmaceutical tablets. Its use as a food additive (E171 in EU) has raised concerns for human health.
- European Union employs change in conditions of use of protein extract from pig kidneys as a novel food
This application seeks to change the usage conditions of the innovative food "pig kidney protein extract" with 7% DAO, (Diamine oxidase).
Due to the undeclared presence of pistachio (nuts), a recall has been issued for Harrods Chocolate Cantuccini biscuits. Pistachio allergy sufferers should use this product with caution.
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has officially enacted the Public Health (Alcohol) (Labelling) Regulations 2023 and the remaining provisions of Section 12 of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act, solidifying their legal status.
Fucine Film S.p.A. has submitted an application for the authorization of a new recycling process to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
PT Veolia Services Indonesia has taken a significant stride towards obtaining authorization for their innovative recycling process, known as PT Veolia Indonesia_Polymetrix.