European Commission wants to better regulate dioxin contamination

11/1/2011 | Environment News Service

The European Commission is trying to rein in dioxin contamination in foods by drafting regulations for the handling of crude vegetable oils. The proposal has four components, including production, transportation and labeling requirements for fats used in feed and food versus those destined for chemical industry uses. The regulation requires European Parliament and Council review but could take effect next year.

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