Food manufacturers should adopt ‘activity equivalent’ calorie labels
15th January 2016
Food and drink manufacturers should adopt ‘activity equivalent’ calorie labelling on their products which show how much activity is needed to burn off the calories in them, according to the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).
Commission under pressure to act on mandatory meat & dairy origin labelling
14th January 2016
The European Commission overstated the cost of mandatory country of origin labelling and must extend it to include lightly processed dairy and meat products such as cheese and sausages, say MEPs in a draft resolution intended to pressure the Commission into action.
The motion for a resolution was drafted by MEPs of the European committee on the environment, public health and food safety (ENVI).
Soup-maker Campbell switches to GMO labelling
11th January 2016
The world’s largest soup-maker has responded to calls for more food transparency by announcing it is to label the genetically modified organism (GMO) content on all of its US products.
Empower portion size choice to the consumer, says study
11th January 2016
In an environment where large portion sizes rule, allowing consumers more control over their portion selection could moderate the effects on energy intake, says a new study.
Are manufacturers losing market share by playing it too safe with allergen labelling?
10th January 2016
Allergen Safe is an independently-audited accreditation initiative proposed by organisation FreeFrom that allows manufacturers to respond to increasing consumer worries about allergens. But by playing it too safe, do they risk losing market share?
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