It’s official. Companies have six months – until December – to comply with the controversial European Union article 13, general function health claims register which today won final approval from the European Commission.
The European Commission has cleared the acquisition of the world’s largest sugar trader ED&F MAN by Europe’s largest sugar producer Südzucker and said it would raise no competition concerns on one condition.
In order to have any effect on population health, fat taxes must raise food prices by 20% and should be combined with subsidies on healthy foods, say UK-based experts. However industry leaders have branded the calls as ‘irresponsible.’
Vitafoods celebrates its 15th birthday next week. It’ll be my 11th consecutive May visit to Geneva for the jamboree and promises to be one of the most intriguing chapters with the (partial and belated) resolution of years of ambiguity regarding health...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has outlined a raft of key factors needed to assess the hazard posed by pathogens in composite foods after Brussels said it needed to develop harmonised risk-based rules for their import into the region.
A campaign group against gobbledygook, jargon and misleading public information has slammed Kraft/Cadbury for going overboard on nut labelling and said that manufacturers are in fear of regulatory bodies.
The Tsudis chocolate company has been cited for 16 workplace safety violations by the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after a worker’s head got stuck in a machine.
Attorneys for the Sugar Association and the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) went head to head at federal judge Consuelo Marshall's courtroom in Los Angeles at noon today as the dispute over the CRA’s right to describe high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)...
Some confectionery, biscuit and cake manufacturers face the threat of closure and are resorting to supermarket supplies amid a “dire and unprecedented” EU-wide egg shortage, according to an industry organisation.
Leaf Italia has been cleared by the UK’s Adverting Standards Agency (ASA) after a complaint alleged that a game on its Chewits sweets website gave misleading impressions of the health benefits of the product.