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Novel Foods - fourth trilogue announced but some progress made
There is to be a fourth trilogue on Novel Foods at a date yet to be decided towards the end of March, after the third meeting between the Council, ...
Juncker Commission unenthusiastic about Food Information follow-up
The Juncker Commission has made it clear to key MEPs that it is not keen to bring forward proposals on a range of outstanding issues left open in t...
French colour-coded label is hailed "convincing" after 300 food tests
The five-colour nutritional food label proposed for voluntary use in France is a convincing, practical tool to help people improve their diets, acc...
NGO calls for impact assessment of delegated acts on Foods for Specific Groups
An NGO is calling for the European Commission to launch an impact assessment on three delegated acts covering infant and follow-on formula, baby fo...
Health charities and FDE respond to WHO nutrient profile model
The European Commission should regulate the marketing of foods high in sugar, fat, salt by drawing on the World Health Organisation Europe's newly ...
Industry opposes voluntary agreement on "growing up" milks
The baby milk iindustry this week said it opposed the European Commission's latest proposal to have a voluntary agreement with industry on "growing...
MEPs insist food from the offspring of clones raises safety issues
Food from cloned animals and their offspring is a food safety issue, the European Parliament co-rapporteurs on proposed legislation to regulate clo...
Firms try to stop EFSA issuing negative health claims Opinions
BASF and Lipid Nutrition tried to pressurise EFSA to allow them to withdraw their application for a health claim on reducing body fat for Tonalin a...
BPA differences between EFSA and Denmark on Advisory Forum agenda
The European Food Safety Authority is contacting the Danish Technical University over their diverging opinions on the safety of the food contact ch...
Concerted EU action on reformulation - Dutch Presidency priority
A concerted EU action on reformulation of food and drink to reduce unhealthy nutrients will be a priority of the Dutch presidency next year, Henk R...
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Commission accused of tricking parents into buying unnecessary milks
Retailers embarrassed by new survey of campylobacter in chicken
MEPs call for Commission to propose binding independence rules at EFSA
Timmermans urges independent impact assessments of final legal texts
EFSA issues more positive assessments on glucose health claims
Lyc-O-matic cholesterol claim rejected
Appeal to save EU school fruit scheme
Organics fraud - finger pointed at China
Timmermans criticises Stoiber group on cutting red tape
Nano: EFSA says high dose studies could underestimate risks
Fatty acid oil wins EFSA's approval as novel food
Commission denies cloning proposals are sop to Americans
Cloning will reduce animals' resistance to disease
Andruikaitis pledges study on cloned food labels in October
Voluntary measures to be part of new circular economy package
MEPs call for major changes on radioactive limits in food
No evidence for weight loss supplement claims
Treatment for foodborne infections threatened by rise in antibiotic resistance
"Ancient wisdom" is no defence against health claims law
Demand for ban on sale of energy drinks to under 16s
McDonald's presents new nutritional labelling
Dangers of added fructose - new study
McDonald's accused of tax avoidance
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