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Introduces to the European General Food Law and analyzes the EFSA (the European Food Safety Authority)
Describes food safety-related regulations
Treats the legislation laying down chemicals in food from different viewpoints (REACH regulations; the enzyme, flavorings and additive regulatory framework; the matter of contamination and veterinary drugs; the use of Food contact materials)
This book concerns the EU legal and regulatory framework relating to Chemicals in Food. It is divided in two parts: the first section offers an introduction to the European General Food Law with an analysis of EFSA (the European Food Safety Authority) and a description of main features of food safety-related regulations. The second part focusses on the legislation finding application concerning chemicals in food from different viewpoints, namely: - the REACH regulation; - the enzyme, flavorings and additive regulatory framework; - the matter of contamination and veterinary drugs; - the use of Food contact materials. The final chapter addresses several considerations relating to chemical hazards and crisis management, highlighting shortcomings and lessons from experience.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Contamination Residues in Food - EU Food Law and Regulations - Enzymes, Flavorings and Additives Regulatory Framework - European Food Safety Assessment (EFSA) - Food Contact Materials - REACH Regulations