German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt visits RGIT

12/16/2014

On December 11th German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt visited RGIT together with a delegation of members from the German Bundestag. The discussion focused on the transatlantic food and agriculture industry and TTIP.  RGIT also invited representatives of Bayer AG, Eurofoods Regulatory Advisors, Zentis, Euro American Brands and US FDA/European Medicines, who provided important insight from their industry. In addition to issues surrounding serving size labeling, the attendees discussed the challenge of having different regulations in the EU and US concerning admissible ingredients, as well as nutrition labeling. The current energy situation and the high demand for German products in the US were also highlighted.