A district court judge in Frankfurt has ordered Ferrero to label the number of individually wrapped chocolates on its Raffaello’s packaging after a local consumer complained that the product only showed its total weight.
Almost 60% of the European plastics converting companies find it hard or very hard to get a supply of rPM (recycled plastics materials) in an acceptable quality, according to the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC).
The European Commission has approved the proposed merger between US-based chemical companies Dow and DuPont on condition of the divestiture of DuPont's pesticide business, including its R&D organization.
Manufacturers are misleading consumers with images of fresh fruit on packaging when the actual fruit content is minimal or even zero, says trade group Freshfel, as it calls for a legal minimum threshold.
New legislation could require manufacturers to give detailed origin labelling for all pre-packaged food on Italian shelves or face heavy fines – but does the move undermine EU law and would it be effective?