EU-28: FAIRS Country Report

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This report provides an overview of EU food and feed legislation currently in force. All sections of the report were updated but special attention should be given to the EU's new rules on novel foods which become applicable on January 1, 2018 and dietetic foods. For updates on developments in EU food and feed legislation check the USEU FAS website www.usda-eu.org.  

EU-28: FAIRS Country Report

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