FoodDrinkEurope has said legislators could have been more ambitious in their efforts to reduce food resources for fuel and welcomed a 7% cap on biofuels, but not all of its members agree.
Russia is likely to extend its ban on EU food imports beyond the August 7 deadline, as the European Union looks set to continue its sanctions against Russian products.
MEPs have delayed a ban on throwing back unwanted fish catches in a vote that European Greens say undermines rules intended to improve sustainability.
Croatian food group Podravka has reached a €33.03m ($36.91m) deal to acquire a 51.55% stake in Zito, Slovenia's top domestic chocolate manufacturer.
The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has changed some technical details in its rules for promotional marketing, but stressed the main principles remain that promotions should be fair and not misleading.