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French agency to assess "modalities" of new colour-coded label by end 2014
The French food safety agency, ANSES, has been asked to produce its report on the feasibility of a French five colour nutritional labelling system b...
France advised to look to Australia for "traffic light" model
The French food safety agency, ANSES, has been informally advised to take a look at the way Australia has modified the nutrient profiling system or...
Willmott tells new Commission to halt traffic light complaint
The Socialist MEP, Glenis Willmott, has fired off a three page letter to the new European Commission insisting there are no valid grounds to challen...
Options paper floats idea of voluntary ban on trans fats
The European Commission is understood to be floating the idea of a voluntary ban on the use of artificial trans fats in foods above the level of 2%...
Commission could legislate on junk food advertising to kids
The European Commission is holding a conference next week to assess the impact of voluntary codes to restrict advertising to children of foods high...
Council recommendations on food fraud
Key recommendations on combatting food fraud will be made to the European Council by the Italian Presidency following the EU conference on the issu...
Andriukaitis takes helm at DG SANTE
The new Health and Food Safety Commissioner, Vytenis Andriukaitis, takes over next week at the helm of the European Commission's food and feed safe...
Investigate Germany over MSM mislabelling, Foodwatch tells Commission
The European Commission has been asked to investigate the "disappearance" of more than 70,000 tonnes of mechanically separated meat produced in Germ...
DG SANTE launched in new Commission
The former DG SANCO is to be known as DG SANTE (Health) in the new European Commission, Ladislav Miko, acting director general as of next week, has ...
More managerial changes at DG SANTE
The management upheaval at DG SANTE at the European Commission will be compounded by the retirement at the end of the year of Eric Poudelet, its i...
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Food waste worth one full-time job in new Commission
Andriukaitis criticised for "platitudes"
EFSA seeks new director of regulated products
Italy puts "probiotic" on Brussels agenda
Commission taken to Ombudsman over failure to authorise GMOs
EFSA is asked: "What is a food for special medical purposes?"
Industry attacked over "safe haven" for food fraud information
EU has traceability for packaging, not food - fraud conference told
Consumer champion re-elected EFSA chair
Parliament's rapporteur says "freedom" at heart of GMO ban draft
French agency postpones BPA talks with EFSA
Letter to the Editor from Philippe Roux, DG Sante
Vitabiotics told not to make illegal menopause claims
Belgian agency issues guidance on safety of eating insects
Approved folate health claim published
Scientific Committee chair: Precautionary principle is not EFSA's concern
Url defends EFSA public consultation process to Ombudman
Complaint upheld against brown seaweed supplement
NDA chair to speak next week on probiotics
Milk study suggests no benefit for bones
Board members press EFSA to act on nutrition
M&S removes "Fuller, Longer" health claim
Denmark, France and Germany join forces on safety of botanicals
Eight more health claim bans published
Sugar limit cut recommendation gets EFSA scrutiny
Poland bans fatty processed foods in schools
Challenge over EFSA kidney bean verdict
Industry speaks out at EFSA open panel meeting
Consumer group says EFSA must "keep its distance" from industry"
US environmental assessment of Bisphenol A
EFSA co-operates with French agency over pesticide exposure
Scientists send "Open letter to Europe" on GM crops
EFSA could adopt final allergens verdict this week
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