Dear Health and Food Safety,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
– on the topic of amending Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 as regards the possibility for the Member States to restrict or prohibit the use of genetically modified food and feed on their territory, all correspondence (including emails), agendas, minutes of meetings and any other reports of such meetings relating the Inter-Service Consultation (between January 2015 and May 2015).
Do not hesitate to get back to me should you need any further information which could facilitate your research.
Dear Mr Harmsen,
Thank you for your e-mail dated 25/02/2016.
We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered today (25/02/2016) under reference number GestDem 2016/926.
In your application, you requested access to "all correspondence (including emails), agendas, minutes of meetings and any other reports of such meetings relating to the Inter-Service consultation on amending Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 as regards the possibility for the Member States to restrict or prohibit the use of genetically modified food and feed on their territory (between January 2015 and May 2015)".
In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application will be handled within 15 working days.
The time limit will expire on 17/03/2016. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.
You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note that this is a private website which has no link with any institution of the European Union. Therefore, the European Commission cannot be held accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this system.
SANTE ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS
DG Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
E-mail: [DG SANTE request email]
Please find enclosed a letter and its attachements, adressed to Mr Vincent
Harmsen, duly signed by Ms Chantal Bruetschy, European Commission, DG for
Health and Food Safety.
Nina Novak for Laurent Vernier
Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
Food and feed safety, innovation
Rue Breydel 4