EU Fertilisers Regulation: meeting to address some outstanding issues
Revision of the EC Fertilisers Regulation is progressing, the proposed legislation currently undergoing trilogue negotiation between the European Parliament, Council of the European Union and the European Commission. Industry organisations have organised a meeting in Brussels on 11th April that will discuss how the revised regulation should provide for the use of plant materials and organic by-products. Topics include:
- ensuring that organic "by-products” are not excluded
- definitions, interactions between and exclusions from CMC2 (plant materials), CMC6 (food industry by-products), inputs to composting and anaerobic digestion (CMCs 3-6)
- application of REACH
- certification, labelling, analysis
- ensuring safety: plant pathogens, invasive plant species
Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 14:00 - 17:15 (preceded by coffee / tea from 13:30), at Renaissance Marriott, 15 Rue du Parnasse, 1050 Brussels.
Organised by: European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP), European Biogas Association (EBA), European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC), European Consortium of the Organic-Based Fertilizer-Industry (ECOFI), Growing Media Europe, North Sea Resources Roundabout, Union des industries de la fertilisation, France (UNIFA)
Webpage published: 28/03/2018 and updated 05/04/2018
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