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Amfep-FDE Workshop: Impact of the food enzyme legislation - 8 November 2012, Brussels - UPDATED PROGRAM


Venue: Renaissance Hotel Brussels – Rue du Parnasse 19 – Brussels, 1050 Belgium

10.00 - 16.00

Impact of the food enzyme legislation

This workshop aims at addressing some crucial questions in relation to the evaluation of food enzymes and the establishment of the future Union List of Enzymes.

  • State of play of risk management discussions
  • Industry requirements
  • How can industry contribute to the establishment of the Union List?

The whole discussion will be under Chatham house rule.


MORNING SESSION (Setting the scene to enable asking all questions, free information exchange) 

Opening speech by Rafael Perez, DG Sanco, EU Commission

  • Risk management discussions
  • State of play Possible future Union List & implications for the industry

The needs of the food industry – (FoodDrinkEurope)

The EU food enzyme legislation: state of play (Amfep)

  • Requirements and deadlines
  • Amfep work on the preparation of dossiers 


Documentation of enzyme uses in food processing (Food and Drink industry and Amfep)

What is needed

Technological need of food enzymes

The possible future Union List (Food and Drink industry and Amfep)

  • Typical positive list entries – a case study
  • Potential implications
  • Conclusions and joint next steps