14:00– 15:00    Regulatory update PART I

EU by Livia Menichetti, Director General EHPM


  • Art 8 R EU 1925/2006: state of play
    • HAD (Hydroxyanthracene Derivatives)
    • RYR (Red Yeast Rice)
    • Green tea catechines
    • Who will be the next potential ingredients under article 8?
  • Pirrolizidine Alcaloïds
  • Probiotics
  • Botanical claims on hold: the working document of the EU COM has been published – Analysis and way forward
  • Additives for infants and young children
  • Microplastics
  • CBD
  • Q&A with Livia Menichetti

15:00-15:15   break

Belgium by Valerie Vercammen, Secretary General be-sup

15:15-16:15   Regulatory update PART II


  • Problems with notification of food supplements:
    • New notification procedure
    • Problems with product names, classification as “medicine by presentation”…
  • Food supplements with curcuminoids: “ad hoc” working group be-sup
  • Towards an adapted safety assessment for botanicals

16:15-17:00 Questions