Radical new twist in Ajinomoto vs Asda 'nasty' battle

Radical new twist in Ajinomoto vs Asda 'nasty' battle

By Elaine Watson

The legal dispute between Ajinomoto and Asda over the right to call aspartame 'nasty' has taken a radical new turn following a Court of Appeal judgment effectively overturning last year's High Court ruling.

What’s next for food policy?

What’s next for food policy?

By Lorraine Heller

As the flurry of post-election activity culminated in the Queen’s speech last week, some areas of legislation impacting business in the UK are starting to take shape, but key decisions on food policy remain unclear.

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New ice cream definition would boost reformulation work

By Elaine Watson

The UK definition of 'ice cream' must be brought in line with the rest of Europe if the Food Standards Agency (FSA) wants manufacturers to make meaningful progress on saturated fat reduction, according to a leading supplier.

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Nutrient profiling 'essential', says new DG Sanco boss

By Rick Pendrous, Brussels

The new director general of the European Commission’s directorate for health and consumer affairs, DG Sanco, has warned manufacturers to expect a tougher line from her than from her predecessor if they fail to make faster progress on improving the nutritional...

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