No safety concern for emulsifier E 471 but EU should tighten up processing: EFSA
13th November 2017
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is recommending the Commission changes the specifications for the emulsifier mono- and di-glycerides of fatty acids (E 471).
Lobby asks French manufacturers to spur Nutri-Score for alternative nutrition logo
10th November 2017
French food association Alliance 7 is asking its members to ignore France's official, government-backed nutrition logo in favour of an alternative that is more favourable to its products - a move slammed as "a denial of science" by critics.
EU to set legal definition of vegetarian and vegan food
3rd November 2017
The European Commission says it will begin the process of establishing a legal definition of vegetarian and vegan food in 2019, an announcement that has been welcomed by food manufacturers.
Slovenia plans action on trans fats
2nd November 2017
Slovenia became the latest European country to move against trans fats in processed foods when it introduced a decree that aims to provide maximum levels for trans fatty acids (TFAs).
Industry should label food as a meal not a snack to prevent over-eating, say scientists
2nd November 2017
Labelling food as a snack rather than a meal, or packaging it as a snack leads to people eating "significantly more", researchers say, and they are calling on industry to change the way it markets food for the sake of public health.
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