Commission mulls origin labelling with draft legislation: Stakeholders react
12th February 2018
The public consultation, which opened on 4 January and ran for just under one month, asked stakeholders for opinions on a draft regulation setting out rules for indicating the country of origin or place of provenance of the primary ingredient used in a food product when this differs to the origin of the food.
Consumer group report finds inadequate labelling for dietary supplements
7th February 2018
Quality control performed on commercially available dietary supplements in Poland has uncovered labelling irregularities that include a lack of ingredient information, daily dosage and warnings
'No added sugar' plus a sweetener? 'Pure and simply illegal,' says Test Achats
6th February 2018
If a product in the EU has a 'no added sugar', it cannot contain any added sweetener, natural or artificial. Yet too many companies are flouting this law and it's "pure and simply illegal", says Belgian consumer group Test Achats.
Unilever’s black tea circulation claim rejected by EFSA
23rd January 2018
Unilever’s claim that the flavonol content of black tea contributes to improved endothelium-dependent (ED) vasodilation has been declined by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Calorie caps in processed food: Industry welcomes ‘focus beyond sugar’
17th January 2018
Calories in processed foods such as pizzas and readymade sandwiches could be capped in the UK, according to recommendations in an upcoming report by advisory body Public Health England (PHE).
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