Proposals to create a list of about 100 vitamins and mineral
substances that may be added to foods are being debated in the
European Parliament today, part of the long process of harmonising
food legislation in the bloc, reports Ahmed...
Gel-forming additives used widely in jelly mini-cups have been
permanently banned within the European Union following a ruling in
the summer by the European Food Safety Agency that they constituted
a choking hazard.
Countdown to new rules for the labelling of allergen ingredients
begins with national governments and stakeholders in Europe getting
to grips with the small print before enforcement next year. The
Scottish food watchdog updates the...
Although beef farmers in England are keen to bring their farms into
line with new environmental regulations, some are fearful that this
requirement could jeopardise their economic future, according to
the National Beef Association...
EU officials are hoping that genetically modified sweetcorn may
prove to be the key to unlocking one of the bitterest trade rows in
history. Despite fierce consumer opposition to genetically modified
organisms (GMOs), the European...
The European Commission has put forward revised regulations on
materials that come into contact with food. Among the proposed
changes is a more modern approach to the principle that packaging
materials should not interact with the...
The draconian measures introduced to reduce the use of one-way
packaging in Germany could still incur the wrath of the European
Commission, despite concessions by Berlin. But even if Brussels is
satisfied, German retailers, drinks...
The European Commission has approved Best Agrifund's acquisition of
the Dutch slaughterhouse group Dumeco. While the transaction
broadens Best Agrifund's activities in the European meat market,
the Commission believes that...