Germany's proposed animal welfare logo meets opposition
17th November 2016
Germany's plan to introduce a voluntary animal welfare logo, starting with pork products, has been met with opposition from groups saying good animal husbandry should be mandatory for all meat and dairy products.
5-c creator Serge Hercberg on nutrition logos, lobbies and conflicts of interest
16th November 2016
France’s ‘five colour’ logo is effective, easily understood and does not discriminate against foods such as cheese or crisps - but the food lobby is determined to block it, says its creator professor Serge Hercberg.
DSM prepares to bring fermented stevia to EU market
14th November 2016
Ingredient supplier DSM has asked EFSA scientists to complete a scientific opinion for its fermentation-derived stevia.
The application was filed by the Dutch company last week.
Mislabelled fish could be the sustainable choice, especially in cases of fraud - but there's a catch
10th November 2016
Deliberate cases of seafood mislabelling often substitute cheaper (and more plentiful) species for ones that are overfished. So is fish fraud a sustainable choice for stretched fish stocks?
A cheese by any other name: Let plant-based alternatives use traditional dairy terms
10th November 2016
Why call something 'vegan cheese' when you could call it 'a plant-derived, oil-based dairy analog'? How about because it is vegan cheese. It's time for the dairy lobby to see plant-based alternatives as complementary rather than competitive.
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