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Parliamentary question - E-003544/2023Parliamentary question
E-003544/2023

Application of EU provisions on acrylamide to Frisian pepernoten (spiced cookies)

Question for written answer  E-003544/2023
to the Commission
Rule 138
Anja Haga (PPE)

Owing to more stringent European provisions on exposure to acrylamide, regional products such as Frisian pepernoten are likely to disappear from the shelves[1]. Frisian pepernoten are only sold regionally and for a limited period of time in the year. Of course, public health is important, but we also need to ensure that rules are proportionate and that local culture and local products are not unnecessarily hampered. I should, therefore, like to ask the following questions for clarification:

Submitted: 4.12.2023

Last updated: 11 December 2023
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