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Danone wins appeal over Activia advert about "digestive health"
Danone has successfully fought off complaints about a TV advert extolling the digestive benefits of its Activia yoghurt range. The Spanish adve...
Unneeded baby milk ingredients could "put burden on metabolism", says EFSA
EFSA has confirmed its view that many current ingredients used in infant and follow-on formulas are not necessary and warned that adding something ...
Parliament to go full steam on GMO cultivation deal
The European Parliament is to try to reach an agreement with the Council on the proposed new EU rules on GMO cultivation by the end of the Italian ...
Commission to propose key change in food supplements law
The European Commission is to make key changes to the food supplements legislation 1925/2006 by introducing a ban on the use of one substance for fo...
Parliamentary rapporteur outlines key priorities on Novel Foods
Creating a clear definition of what constitutes a novel food will be a key priority of the European Parliament, the rapporteur on the proposed Novel...
Industry presses for alignment of claims authorisation with novel foods
Whether to align the authorisation procedures for health claims and novel foods looks set to be a key battle ground in the debate on the Novel Food ...
EFSA outlines Novel Food guidance work to MEPs
EFSA will hold an information session with applicants on how to make an application for a novel food authorisation in 2016, once its written guidanc...
Council and MEPs debate redefining "nano"
The definition of what is considered to be an engineered nanomaterial - and subject to labelling on food from December - is being debated again with...
MEPs say Juncker will change policy on GMOs
Jean-Claude Juncker, the newly appointed President of the European Commission, will change the policy on the Commission authorising GMOs which most...
Commission may allow huge increase in chlorate in food
The European Commission could propose next June a new, much higher level for the presence in food of chlorate, a by-product of chlorine. It is loo...
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