Fruit snacks under fire: Is Action on Sugar's call for 'honest labelling' justified?
18th September 2020
Action on Sugar wants a ban on the use of claims such as 'one of your five a day', 'naturally occurring sugars' or 'made from real fruit' on fruit snacks for children that can contain the equivalent of five teaspoons of sugar. Are these misleading or truthful statements?
Anti-E171 group claims small battle in long war
11th September 2020
Food safety campaigners are hopeful the European Commission will rethink its stance on titanium dioxide (or E171) after a committee voted down new specifications for E171 and instead passed a resolution calling on the EC to remove E171 from the list of authorised food additives altogether.
Brexit food labelling fail would hit exports to EU
7th September 2020
Time is running out for food and drink manufacturers to prepare the labels needed to export products to the EU after Brexit as the end of the transition period looms.
France urges vigilance as pandemic gives rise to 'miracle' supplement cures
21st August 2020
Amidst the coronavirus backdrop, France’s Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) warns of online retailers selling ‘miracle’ supplements that claim to ‘boost the immune system’.
Food advertising guidance bans any reference to Covid-19
30th July 2020
Regulator's tough stance means that even implicit references to Covid-19 in food advertising will be construed as a medicinal claim and therefore prohibited.
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