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EPP suggests battle lost over chlorinated chicken
The EU has agreed to allow chlorine-treated chicken imports from the United States, the co-ordinator on food for the centre-right EPP group in the ...
Consumer groups oppose PAA treatment of meat
Peroxyacetic acid (PAA) solutions to wash poultry and meat will not deliver any "extra safety net", the European consumer organisation, BEUC, has wa...
Brussels poised to set MLs for inorganic arsenic in rice products
The European Commission could set maximum levels for inorganic arsenic in a range of rice products including foods for children. The Commission...
EFSA increases Sunset Yellow ADI fourfold
EFSA has increased the acceptable daily intake (ADI) for the controversial food colour Sunset Yellow (E 110) by a factor of four after considering n...
JRC report looks at school snack policies and beverage bans
The European Commission could look at developing best practice guidelines for school meals following the publication this week of the Joint Researc...
Url launches cost benefit assessment of Open EFSA
The European Food Safety Authority is to undertake a cost benefit analysis of options to make it a more open Authority. This could include eval...
Commission issues Communication on Unfair Trading Practices
The European Commission confirmed this week it has no plans to regulate at EU level to tackle unfair trading practices in the food chain, despite t...
Strict French draft on allergen labelling
France has notified a draft law to Brussels covering strict rules on the labelling of allergens in unpacked food saying the information must be giv...
EU consumers back Canadian added sugar label
Health Canada is proposing that food firms state the amount of "added sugar" as well as total sugar on the label - prompting calls from EU consumer ...
Additive draft authorisations go to MEPs for scrutiny
Newly elected MEPs will receive a batch of food additive authorisations agreed the day they took their seats on 1 July. MEPs, which have a righ...
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Czech clampdown on supplement fraud
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Lacklustre debate on food fraud
Avocate General Opinion on obesity and discrimination
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