The European Food Safety Authority’s health claims panel will complete its exhaustive article 13.1 generic health claims task by publishing three batches this year, with the first due at the beginning of April.
The media described the recent incident concerning dioxin in pork and egg products from animals fed with dioxin-contaminated feed as ‘a scandal’. But this is compounded by the needless and wasteful slaughter of expensively reared animals and the destruction...
If you ask consumer group Which? the answer is clearly no, whereas an enterprising baker hoping to make his doughnuts stand out from the crowd by adding some wacky functional ingredients might beg to differ. But where does the law stand?
The European Commission is still unable to say when the controversial nutrient profiling model in the EU health claims Regulation will be finalised, two years after food manufacturers were told it would be published.
The European Commission (EC) has finally addressed the thorny issue of nutrition claims that remain widely-used but are now technically illegal under the health claims Regulation, a year behind schedule.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has set up a specialist group in an attempt to ensure that nanotechnology does not suffer the same fate as genetically modified (GM) foods in the minds of consumers.
The regulatory hoops and time it takes manufacturers to get novel foods or health claims approved are putting the future of the EU’s food and drink sector in jeopardy, the new president of the Food and Drink Federation has warned.