Over half kids' food on Spanish TV use health halo claims: Research
10th November 2016
Over half of all food products marketed to children on Spanish television make some kind of nutrition or health claim but many of these products are unhealthy, say researchers calling for nutrient profiles.
Is it time to admit it's impossible to get a probiotic health claim?
10th November 2016
If the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) continues to treat probiotics like pharmaceuticals, it will never be possible to win a health claim, says the European arm of the International Probiotics Association (IPA). But not everyone agrees.
With not a single health claim application for probiotics approved, some have concluded that it is simply impossible to get such a dossier past EFSA scrutiny.
Unilever to add vegetarian logo to 500 products
4th November 2016
Unilever has partnered with the European Vegetarian Union which will see the 'V' logo added to around 500 of its products such as Hellman’s, Flora and Knorr by the end of 2017.
‘Socially irresponsible’: UK agency bans Diet Chef advert
3rd November 2016
The UK’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has banned an advert from diet plan company Diet Chef after 26 viewers complained the advert exploited women’s insecurities about their bodies.
Gluten-free demand leads to substitutes vying for vacant role
31st October 2016
The demand for ‘no compromise’ gluten-free products that exhibit the same qualities as their wheat-containing equivalents shows no signs of abating.
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