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SANTE poised for new legislation on BPA
The European Commission has published a Roadmap for public consultation looking at new EU regulatory options for the controversial food contact mat...
Dairy farmers call for Commissioner Hogan's head
European dairy farmers have called for the sacking of Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan in a scathing letter to President Juncker in which they a...
US approves GM salmon for food
A controversial genetically modified salmon has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as safe to eat, making it the first GM animal ...
Former veterinary inspector is new director at DG SANTE
The European Commission this week appointed the new director for Safety in the Food Chain at DG SANTE. She is Sabine Juelicher, a German, who h...
Sugar Reduction Summit will also focus on risk of sweeteners
Public health policy to reduce sugar consumption and the links between artificial sweeteners and diabetes, heart disease and strokes are the two ke...
Davies calls for sugar targets and for all firms to use traffic lights
Companies such as Mondelez, Unilever and Kellogg's should put traffic lights on front of pack, Sue Davies, Chief Policy Advisor at Which? said in a...
EFSA issues guidance on what constitutes an FSMP
The European Food Safety Authority published its guidance on what should qualify as a Food for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) this week - a signif...
Circular economy package next week - leaked text
The European Commission is next week expected to adopt its so-called Circular Economy package which could include measures on food waste after cont...
MEPs in symbolic vote to prohibit GM maize NK603 x T25
MEPs will vote on two objections to the authorisation of Monsanto genetically modified maize NK603 x T25 next week even though they have no power t...
GMO panel member abstains in vote on Monsanto Opinion
A member of EFSA's GMO panel abstained in a vote on an Opinion on a Monsanto GM soybean which was supported by the rest of the panel. The vote ...
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Sugar report chair argues nothing wrong with food industry funding
Working definition of "free sugars" being drafted
Consumers happy to eat meat from insect-fed animals
MEPs to debate glyphosate with EFSA and WHO
Kortenkamp criticises EFSA glyphosate findings
EFSA publishes Sweden's concerns on glyphosate
Call for reform at EFSA in wake of glyphosate verdict
ECJ focuses on whether endocrine disruptor deadline was binding
Australia tests British-developed GM fruit fly
MEPs back non-binding resolution on endocrine disruptor
Miko argues GMO opt-outs work - biotech firms accept them
Industry associations issue guidance on "free from" claims
EFSA supports continued use of two food additive groups
Plant protection products not approved - OJ publication
Parliamentary hearing discusses organics scandal and EFSA pesticide flaws
Brussels lockdown - meetings cancelled
Italy wants "fresh bread" to mean no additives or preservatives
Tax meat to combat global warming, climate conference urged
Extensive tests find very low peanut allergen risk
Industry calls for removal of 90-day feeding trials for GMOs
Edeka wins court case over market abuse
Parliament - more opposition to Commission delegated acts
Poultry plucking machine banned
Xylella - member states must launch awareness campaigns
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