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MEPs call for scientific review of health claims law
MEPs called on the European Commission on Thursday to review the scientific basis of the health claims legislation 1924/2006 and to look at whether...
Commission "reflecting" on nutrient profiles
The European Commission is "still reflecting on the way forward" to set nutrient profiles under the health claims law, Health and Food Safety Commis...
Consumer group attacks French nutritional labelling plans
The French Foodwatch campaign group has said the UK's traffic light nutritional labelling system would be preferable to both the five-colour logo b...
EFSA Opinion on Clarinol and Tonalin "unlawful"
The EFSA health claim Opinion on Clarinol and Tonalin is "unlawful for numerous reasons", according to a lawyer who was asked for a legal opinion by...
Parliament report backs complete EU ban on food from offspring of clones
There must be a complete ban on food from cloned animals and their progeny, the co-rapporteurs for the European Parliament have said, arguing that ...
Commissioner: Labelling meat from clone offspring "unwarranted, unworkable"
The mandatory labelling of food from the offspring and descendants of cloned animals is "unnecessary, unwarranted, and unworkable", the Health and ...
WHO Europe report urges taxes on unhealthy foods
Taxes on unhealthy foods and subsidies on healthy products "figure as an important tool in tackling unhealthy diets", WHO Europe said in a new repo...
Andriukaitis expands on his doubts about COOL
Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said this week he was not "fully convinced" about country of origin labelling for meat in p...
Technical meeting on Novel Foods postponed
The technical meeting between the European Parliament and the Council on the proposed Novel Foods Regulation scheduled for this week was cancelled ...
Glyphosate "probably causes cancer" - IARC
The widely used weed killer, glyphosate, is "probably carcinogenic to humans", the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said last wee...
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Commissioner seeks swift deal on Official Controls
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Curry house boss accused of killing diner with nut allergy
Highly critical EU report on Russian dairy exports
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Ombudsman's criticisms will be difficult to resolve, says EFSA boss
EFSA warned over diverging Opinions
EU Court ruling will have "huge implications" for personal data
BPA - study shows effects on fish three generations later
EFSA asked to investigate fraud allegations over BPA studies
Fraud strategy adopted
EFSA wording on "safer food" challenged
MEPs back criticisms of EFSA's independence policy
Urgency over fungus theory for olive tree disease
Brewers of Europe announce voluntary nutrition labelling
Diageo to provide voluntary calorie information on alcoholic drinks
EFSA to meet BfR and ANSES on caffeine next month
First UK horsemeat prosecution
EFSA publishes change to BPA abstract
Five-point plan cuts Campylobacter to less than 10% of chicken
Hepatitis E in food identified as emerging threat
EFSA asked to reconsider Opinions on GM soy cultivation
Cyclone milk recalled over choking hazard
Url indicates EFSA will continue TTC promotion
Correction - complaints over public consultation
FSA appoints fraudbuster
Use Expo Milan to fight food waste, say MEPs
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