The polyphenol content of many chocolates varies greatly around the
world, scientists from the Nestlé Research Center (NRC) report in
an article that adds to the company's ability to validate potential
nutritional and health...
The new European Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation hit an
unexpected barrier to its adoption yesterday, since it was found to
contain the wrong comitology procedure. Rectifying the oversight
could take months and may re-open...
The European Parliament voted yesterday to radically modify the
proposed regulation on nutrition and health claims so that food
companies do not need to gain prior authorization for claims, nor
subject their healtlh products to nutrient...
Functional food makers need to take a critical look at the level of
substantiation behind the health claims they are using to guarantee
their survival under a new European regulation, reports
The UK Consumers' Association claims to have revealed a range of
confusing, and sometimes misleading labels on food products. The
results of its honest labelling campaign indicate that food
manufacturers have made little effort...
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said that it is about to
undertake a consultation period for the European Community's
proposed new regulation to govern food products in relation to
nutrition and health claims.