EU herbals: Creative escape routes out of botanical claims limbo-land
30th September 2016
With around 2000 botanicals claims on-hold whilst the European Commission comes up with a solution, individual countries and supplement companies are taking matters into their own hands.
Time to cap trans fats in Europe, ENVI politicians tell Commission
29th September 2016
Health and food safety politicians backed a motion for a resolution to protect the health of Europeans by setting legal limits on the use of artificial trans fats.
The members of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) backed the draft motion for a resolution.
Ecolabel market to grow by 66%, and will become more powerful than regulation, say Danish researchers
28th September 2016
The number of eco-labels could grow by 66% in the next 15 years as their power and influence becomes much great than regulation, according to new research carried out in Denmark.
Is all fair in love & war, logos & lobbying? France begins nutrition label trial
26th September 2016
Amid cries of conflicts of interest and fierce industry lobbying, France will test out four different nutrition labels for a trial period to see which is the most efficient in encouraging healthier food choices.
Ireland launches national obesity plan
23rd September 2016
The Irish government has launched an ambitious national obesity plan which proposes a sugary drinks tax, maximum portion sizes, marketing restrictions and reformulation targets - but the lack of funding to implement the policy has led to criticism from campaigners.
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