Dusan Ristic

Food Regulatory Specialist at Selerant

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EU Amends Regulation No 10/2011 on Food Contact Plastic Materials

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jan 31, 2019

On January 31, 2019, the new amendment “Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/37 of 10 January 2019 amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food (Text with EEA relevance.)“ will come into force.

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Topics: Authority/Regulatory News

European Union (EU) Latest Food Recalls

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jan 10, 2019

On January 2 and 8, 2019, the European Commission notified new food safety risks in the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) portal.

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Topics: Contaminants, Pesticides

The European Commission Intends to Revise Limits of Pharmacologically Active Substances in Food of Animal Origin

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jan 9, 2019

On January 11, 2019, the European Commission published the draft “COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… on reference points for action for non-allowed pharmacologically active substances present in food of animal origin and repealing Decision 2005/34/EC“

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Topics: Veterinary Drugs

Scotland's Minimum Pricing for Alcohol Goes Into Effect in May 2018

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Mar 26, 2018

The recent order on alcohol pricing has finally put an end to a five-year-long discussion on the minimum pricing for alcoholic beverages. Even though the Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) Act was approved already in 2012, it was challenged by the Scotch Whisky Association for breaching EU law. The UK Supreme Court cleared the challenge in November last year, paving the way to application of the Act from May 1, 2018.

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Topics: Scotland, alcoholic beverages, pricing

Food Labeling: Information Provided vs. Information Received

Posted by Dusan Ristic on May 25, 2017

Open Public Consultation in relation with the evaluation on the Regulation on nutrition and health claims made on foods, launched by European Commission, is closing on June 1, 2017. Until the results arrive, what are the news?

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Topics: Food Labeling, Nutritional Claims

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