Industry lobbying activities could continue to go “unchecked” with insufficient Commission proposals for a new mandatory transparency register, according to transparency watchdog Corporate Europe Observatory.
The Swiss and Canadian governments have recognised the equivalency of their organic standards for multi-ingredient processed products.
Dutch consumers' first impression of Pedon's red lentil pasta may have been lacklustre but the Italian pulse processor is unworried as it rides Europe's triple trend wave for healthy protein, flavoured pasta and sustainable pulses.
Concerns over using crickets as a sustainable alternative to meat may be eased as a study has shown that weeds and food by-products could work as single ingredients to successfully rear this insect.
EFSA is to release the raw data used in the recent EU safety evaluation of glyphosate, saying the move is part of its commitment to open risk assessment.
Slovakia has had to compromise on or lower food safety standards post accession to comply with EU regulations, according to officials.
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