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Russian ban is serious challenge to EU food industry, says Frewen
Russia's ban on EU food exports has created a "most regrettable" situation which poses a serious challenge to the industry's continued growth and co...
BPA linked to food allergies in new French research
The food contact material, Bisphenol A, could predispose people to food allergies, according to new research published this month from the French i...
EU-US trade draft on food safety leaked
The EU would have to accept US food safety standards as being equivalent to its own if the US "objectively demonstrates" that this is the case, acc...
Commission faces new sugar claims headache
The European Commission could face a fresh dilemma over whether to approve sugar health claims when it considers four new applications from Dextro ...
JRC says no conclusive evidence on supplements for elderly
The evidence is not strong enough to support the use of vitamin and mineral supplements in the elderly, according to a report published by the Euro...
Juncker asked to axe Chief Scientific Adviser role
European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker is being strongly lobbied to abolish the role of Chief Scientific Adviser, created by Presi...
More national rules on labelling of non-prepacked food
Croatia is insisting on a host of information being made available on foods sold loose (non-prepacked), such as confectionery, meat preparations an...
Danish food agency criticised over deadly listeria outbreak
An outbreak of Listeria in Denmark which has killed at least 13 people has been traced to a cold cut of meat known as rolled sausage - pork stuffed...
Food taxes reduce consumption of unhealthy foods, says Commission study
Taxes on salt and sugar in food incentivise food manufacturers to reformulate products, and food taxes generally reduce consumption of unhealthy fo...
Dramatic reformulation follows introduction of food taxes, says study
Dramatic reformulation to reduce salt and saturated fat in food products was how industry responded to the introduction of food taxes in one member...
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Industry and health charities at odds over food tax study
EFSA seeks communications supremo
EFSA updates DoI rules
EU provides aid to farmers hit by Russian import ban
Obesity linked to increased cancer risk
Salads contain more salt than a burger
Gluten labelling rules to enter law in July 2016
Cereal Partner's advert banned over sugar claim
Nutricia claims advert banned again
Muesli "air" packaging withdrawn after consumer complaint
Ending "best before" egg date would increase food poisoning cases
Meat can be stored for longer before mincing, says EFSA
Testori to speak at food supplements meeting
BfR puts the spotlight on aluminium
Two-thirds of UK chicken contaminated by Campylobacter
Increased sperm claim arrives on EFSA's desk
Second attempt for probiotic claim
Europe-wide Salmonella investigation
Carvone Opinion raises questions over approved flavourings
Toxins in bread and pasta could pose health concerns
State of play on food controls conference
Advert condoned poor nutritional habits in children
Mars recall over bacillus in milk
Supermarket cheese has less salt, finds survey
Exemptions given on organic eggs and pig feed
Type of plucking can reduce E coli in poultry - EFSA report
Industry reacts to final EFSA baby milk verdict
Ombudsman opens "whistleblowing" inquiry into EU institutions
Origin of meat and tomatoes correctly labelled, finds FSA survey
TV film blames lobbying for EU delay on endocrine disruptors
French ban on MON810 unjustified, says EFSA
Heinz in lead cereal recall
Chemicals listed as causing cancer
EU extends controls on Turkish mussels
Fish toxin alert in Sweden
"Flawed" Dupont study published by Seralini row journal
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