Allergens, followed by expiry dates and foreign language issues were the major labelling causes for food recalls across Europe over more than five years, according to Steve Spice, regulatory manager at Ashbury.
Trade groups ask retailers not to stock products making coronavirus claims
9th April 2020
A coalition of dietary supplement industry trade associations have come out in support of FDA actions against fraudulent coronavirus treatment claims and have urged retailers to not stock products with such claims on their labels.
EC opinion deems HMO safe to place on market as Novel Food
6th April 2020
The European Commission (EC) is to allow lacto-N-tetraose (LNT) to be placed on the market as a Novel Food for use in food supplements and infant product formulations.
CBD industry group introduces member safety certification scheme
6th April 2020
The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) reveals details of a three-tiered certification scheme that looks to provide safety and quality assurances for cannabidiol (CBD)-based products.
Coronavirus Outbreak Brings an Increase In Counterfeit Medicines and Devices
2nd April 2020
The MHRA reported that over 34,000 unlicensed and fake products, advertised as 'corona spray', 'coronavirus medicines' or, 'coronaviruses packages' were seized. They did not find any of the coronavirus related products had reached the UK in this operation.
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