SCFCAH

AcronymDefinition
SCFCAHStanding Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health
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The SCFCAH measure on 4-MBP came after it emerged the chemical was used in inks and lacquers applied on the surface of cereals packs, mainly made of cardboard, and followed recent product recalls in a host of member states including Belgium, Germany, Spain and Portugal.
Ahead of the SCFCAH's meeting, Avaaz, a global campaign network, delivered a petition to the Commission calling for an EU-wide ban on neonicotinoid pesticides.
The European Commission is now set to adopt in January 2006 a formal decision to apply member states' December 20 SCFCAH position.
The Commission's Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) has now revised the BSE eradication guidelines to make cohort culling the rule.
The voting line-up was slightly different from the vote taken in the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) last December when national experts also failed to reach agreement, passing the dossier to EU Ministers.
Following the advice of EU Member States represented on the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH), the European Commission endorsed on June 18 emergency measures to stop the import into the EU of hot chilli products containing "Sudan red 1" - a chemical dye that is not found naturally in food.
The Standing Committee for the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) voted on June 13 to re-authorise the export of live poultry and hatching eggs from all but five regions of the Netherlands, on the condition that there are no further outbreaks before June 18.
The Standing Committee for the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) voted to ban imports of the animals at its last meeting on June 13, and the Commission will soon follow up with an official decision.
Restrictions will be lifted on poultry farms East of the River Rhine in the affected part of Germany, if there are no new cases of Avian Influenza before June 3, the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) decided on May 28.
At its last meeting on May 15, the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) voted to allow Belgium authorities to ease restrictions if no new cases were detected by May 26.
In a further effort to stop specified risk material (SRM) from entering the food chain, the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) voted on May 21 to tighten up rules governing the use of tongue and head meat from bovine and ovine animals.
The Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) met on May 6, and decided to extend until May 16 measures designed to halt the spread of Avian Influenza.