Friday, May 20, 2011

EFFL-Workshop on Health Claims

On Wednesday, 29 June 2011, the EFFL-Workshop on Health Claims will be held at the Club University Foundation in Brussels. This half-day workshop will present a number of currently debated issues regarding the regulation on health and nutrition claims. Special rates are offered for subscribers of the European Food and Feed Law Review EFFL and for full-time academics. Visit here for more information and online registration.

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Thursday, May 12, 2011

U.S. Dept. of Commerce’s seeks comments on regulatory cooperation between U.S., EU

The Dept. of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) seeks input on opportunities for cooperation to reduce or eliminate divergent regulatory measures that impede trade in goods in the transatlantic marketplace. The ITA identified specific possible types of regulatory cooperation (e.g., mutual recognition agreements) for which it invites comments. The U.S. Administration also seeks recommendations for specific current or emerging product sectors that may benefit from regulatory cooperation between the EU and U.S. Interested parties are encouraged to submit comments jointly. Details of this notice and comment submittal are accessible at: