The EU has authorised only a small fraction of the health claims submitted to it, with a number of categories seeing no authorised claims at all, according to a new analysis of the bloc’s uber-strict health claim process.
Sugar taxes: A case of pop policy and comic consultation
1st September 2016
The UK's sugar tax was little more than populist light relief to brighten a speech full of economic doom and gloom. But what's worse, argues Professor Jack Winkler, is that the government's 'pseudo-consultation' about the tax is now evading every question worth asking.
EU seas fit to grant sea salt protected origin status
1st September 2016
The EU has granted Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) to two forms of sea salt originating from Ireland that possess a unique mineral and nutrient profile, and rapid dispersion in food
Parties clash over Welch's 'made with real fruit' fruit snack label claims
31st August 2016
Reasonable consumers may well be misled by the packaging of Welch’s fruit snacks, a magistrate judge has concluded, prompting a lengthy rebuttal from the defendants in court documents filed this month.
More pictures, less numbers: FSA advises on healthy food labelling
24th August 2016
More visual and less numeric label information could be the way to bolster healthier food choices in Northern Ireland, the FSA say.
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