NIA provides Analysis and Advocay Position on Nano-specific Provisions in the Revision of the Novel Foods Regulation
In January 2008 the Commission published a proposal for revision of the Novel Foods Regulation (EC) No 258/97. On 7 July 2010 MEPs voted on the revised Novel Foods legislation at a second reading. The NIA has been following with much attention the chain of amendments proposed by the Council and Parliament regarding nanomaterials in foods, which would be explicitly defined and included in the scope of this Regulation.
In support of its members' advocacy and PR activities, the NIA has developed an NIA Position on nano-specific Provisions in the Revision of the of the Novel Foods Regulation; in this Position paper, the NIA expresss its point of view on a number of the amendments currently tabled by the Council and/or European Parliament.