The Regulation on Flavourings, as approved by European Parliament (EP), has been published, including major changes in relation to the scope, definition, labelling, and evaluation and authorization of flavorings. In addition, it comprises changes in some regulatory aspects and risk management of certain substances. The final directive will be a binding as of January 20, 2011. Until then, the current national regulation will be in force.
To read the summary of changes in the Regulation, click here.