Europe’s head science agency has joined other international authorities in backing B vitamin folate’s ability to reduce neural tube defects (NTDs) like spina bifida and hydrocephalus in early-stage foetuses.
Monsanto is threatening the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) with legal action after the European Union’s central science agency published data relating to a Monsanto genetically modified (GM) maize form.
Food ingredients firms are resisting the impact of rising costs by switching to less expensive options and delivering added value products, solutions and blends to customers, according to Euromonitor International.
No decision on whether to introduce legislation to combat the potential threat from mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH) in food and packaging will be made before 2014, said the European Commission (EC) today.
FoodProductionDaily.com is hosting a free face-to-face conference next Wednesday (March 28) as part of Anuga FoodTec 2012 – where thousands of key industry players will assemble for one of the most important trade shows of the year.
Europe’s premier food industry body, FoodDrinkEurope (FDE), is backing next week’s European Parliament (EP) vote on the controversial 222-strong health claim register, as opponents rally last-minute veto support.