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.
A change to EU legislation means that terms such as 'artificial' and 'nature identical' used to describe flavours will no longer exist as of January 20, posing problems for manufacturers making claims on their products, such as 'no...
Last week's meeting between industry stakeholders and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on gut health claims has left Danisco feeling 'slightly more positive', although many firms were left feeling disappointed by the lack of specific...