EFSA gives green light to new applications for thaumatin
2nd December 2015
Following a favourable scientific opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), formulators will soon be able to use the natural protein sweetener and flavour modifier thaumatin in a broader range of applications.
The tide turns: levels of seafood mislabelling fall dramatically
1st December 2015
Media pressure, new labelling regulations and industry action have combined to squeeze fraudsters out of the seafood supply chain.
Researchers from across the European Union carried out DNA testing on 1,563 samples across nine of the most popular species of fish and found only 77 (4.93%) had been mislabelled.
Incredible organic? More studies needed to substantiate health effects
25th November 2015
More research is needed to establish the health and nutritional credentials of organic foods, say agricultural MEPs.
Navigating global differences in food regulation
24th November 2015
The EU's work to help countries benchmark and harmonise regulation is worth its weight in gold, says regulatory attorney Kevin Kenny, but it's still a confusing landscape for food manufacturers.
‘Doing it for the kids’ drives desire for natural nutrition
20th November 2015
Parents are more likely to seek out ‘natural’ food and drinks than consumers without children highlighting a growing opportunity for formulating with natural ingredients, suggests study.
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