European Food Safety

EU-backed metabolic syndrome project has health claim wins in sight

EU-backed metabolic syndrome project has health claim wins in sight

By Shane STARLING

Nick Henson is the Reading-based associate director at the International Food Network (IFN), a key player in the EU’s new multi-million euro, multi-partner Metabolic Syndrome-battling project, PATHWAY-27, that has health claim victories trained in its...

Long-awaited specialist foods provisions set for EU lawbooks

PARNUTS update: Specialist foods reforms due for EU lawbooks

By Shane Starling

Revision of the laws governing specialist food products like sports foods, infant foods and gluten-free foods is set for a final vote in the European Parliament in December or January, 2013, with the leading industry group broadly welcoming the passage.

Could the E-number be up?

Weekly Comment

Could the E-number be up?

The European Food Safety Authority's review of additive safety
could have a bigger effect on the ingredients industry than the
ejection of certain colours and flavours with a suspect safety
record. It could give the natural ingredients...

EFSA shifts up a gear

EFSA shifts up a gear

Much attention was given to the key issue of resourcing the growth
plans of the European Food Safety Authority at its 10th Management
Board meeting held yesterday.

EFSA embraces open culture

EFSA embraces open culture

The Management Board of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
met yesterday for the first time after the finalisation of the
Scientific Committee and panels which give the Authority its core
capability.

EFSA appoints board

EFSA appoints board

The European Food Safety Authority's Scientific Committee says that
its panels have now been appointed, opening the way for the body to
start work on streamlining safety within the European food and
drinks industry.

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