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Happy Hour

Regulatory update”  

Meeting on the 26th of March cancelled.

Venue: The Office, Rue d’Arlon - Aarlenstraat 80– 1040 Brussels

Valerie Vercammen, General Secretary of be-sup! will present the latest European and national regulatory news.

The program consists of 2 parts with a networking break in between.

This happy hour “regulatory update” will bring you again fully up to speed!


14:00 – 14:30     Welcome coffee

14:30 – 15:45     Regulatory update PART I


  • Art 8 R EU 1925/2006: state of play
    • HAD (Hydroxyanthracene Derivatives)
    • RYR (Red Yeast Rice)
    • ALA (Alpha Lipoic Acids)
    • Who will be the next potentiel ingredients under article 8?
  • Pirrolizidine Alcaloïds
  • Probiotics
  • Botanical claims on hold
  • Additives for infants and young children
  • Microplastics
  • CBD

15:45 – 16:15     Networking break

16:15 – 17:30 Regulatory update PART II


  • New notification procedure
    • Phase 1: entered into force since 15/09 /19
    • Phase 2: 2020? 
  • Problems with renotification of product names
  • Food supplements with curcuminoids
  • Finding academic support for an adapted safety assessment of botanicals

Registration                                     A plate of food

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By e-mail to: gvh@be-sup.be before the 5th of June 2020

Free for be-Sup! members

Non-members are welcome too. Registration fee: 150€

*Alimento will provide a financial support for companies belonging to the Joint Committee 220 of 70 € for each participant (maximum 3 participants per company(group)). Companies do not have to take action for benefiting the financial support. For members of be-sup! there is no financial support as they can participate for free.