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Achieving sustainability of the EU food chain with feed additives as a key tool: the European Commission intends to modernise the legal framework to foster innovation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 May 2021

Fabrizio DE ANGELIS
Affiliation:
Of Counsel at FratiniVergano – European Lawyers, a law firm with offices in Brussels and Singapore that specialises in international trade and food law.
Ignacio CARREÑO
Affiliation:
Senior Associate at FratiniVergano – European Lawyers; email: i.carreno@fratinivergano.eu.

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Footnotes

The topic addressed in this report was already discussed in FratiniVergano’s Trade Perspectives©, Issue No. 2 of 29 January 2021, available at <www.fratinivergano.eu/en/trade-perspectives/> (last accessed 9 February 2021).

References

1 Combined evaluation roadmap/inception impact assessment on the modernisation of EU rules on feed additives, available at <https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12624-Animal-nutrition-modernisation-of-EU-rules-on-feed-additives> (accessed 9 February 2021).

2 Regulation (EC) 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2003 on additives for use in animal nutrition, OJ 2003 L 268/29, available at <https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32003R1831> (last accessed 9 February 2021).

3 “The Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system” (20 May 2020), available at <https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:52020DC0381> (last accessed 8 February 2021).

4 N Foote, “Feed additives ‘key tool’ in achieving farming sustainability goals, say stakeholders” (EURACTIV.com, 16 December 2020), available at <https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/feed-additives-key-tool-in-achieving-farming-sustainability-goals-say-stakeholders/> (last accessed 5 March 2021); “Farm to fork and feed additives: what lies ahead?” (event report of 7 December 2020), available at <https://events.euractiv.com/event/info/farm-to-fork-and-feed-additives-what-lies-aheadi> (last accessed 5 March 2021).

5 Regulation (EU) 2019/1381 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain and amending Regulations (EC) No 178/2002, (EC) No 1829/2003, (EC) No 1831/2003, (EC) No 2065/2003, (EC) No 1935/2004, (EC) No 1331/2008, (EC) No 1107/2009, (EU) 2015/2283 and Directive 2001/18/EC OJ 2019 L 231/1, available at <https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2019.231.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2019%3A231%3ATOC> (last accessed 9 February 2021).

6 For more detail, see Trade Perspectives, Issue No. 22 of 29 November 2019, available at <http://www.fratinivergano.eu/en/trade-perspectives/issue-number-22-29-november-2019/#_Striking_a_balance> (last accessed 2 March 2021).

7 Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015 on novel foods, amending Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1852/2001 OJ 2015 L 327/1, available at <https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32015R2283> (last accessed 9 February 2021).

8 Combined evaluation roadmap/inception impact assessment on the modernisation of EU rules on feed additives, available at <https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12624-Animal-nutrition-modernisation-of-EU-rules-on-feed-additives> (last accessed 9 February 2021).

9 The Farm to Fork Strategy Draft Action Plan, Annex to the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of Regions, A Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system COM(2020) 381 final, available at <https://eur-lex.europa.eu/resource.html?uri=cellar:ea0f9f73-9ab2-11ea-9d2d-01aa75ed71a1.0001.02/DOC_2&format=PDF> (last accessed 9 February 2021).