The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to start developing an application process for novel foods from outside of the European Union.
An EU-wide revamp of on-pack nutrition information is a missed opportunity to make front of pack labelling compulsory, says the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC).
More than 2,500 tonnes of counterfeit and illicit food have been seized in 47 countries as part of a joint Interpol and Europol operation.
Too little is being done to limit global meat and dairy consumption in light of its impact on climate change, says UK think tank Chatham House.
A recall in the UK due to paprika containing undeclared almond has widened an investigation into substitution with nut proteins as several EU nations have also warned consumers.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is probing the presence of unlabelled almonds in three food products recalled since the end of last month.
Alexandra Nikolakopoulou has been announced as the new head of the European Commission’s DG SANTE unit for nutrition, food composition and information, stepping into the shoes of Basil Mathioudakis. ...
Protected Geographical Indications (PGIs) for foods and drinks again emerged as a sticking point in the latest round of trade negotiations between the EU and the US.
New exposure data for Allura Red (E129) food colouring suggest that current intakes are safe, according to a revised opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
A new guide has urged industry to ensure illegal fish is kept out of supply chains.
Europe must push for united mandatory upper caffeine limits for all products with added caffeine if it is to counter current member state disparity.
Two MEPs have asked the Commission to detail its plans to tackle high cholesterol among Europeans, who have the highest levels of bad cholesterol in the world.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted by majority to create legislation that could see country of origin labelling used for all meat used in processed foods.
The focus of a controversial review on randomised control trials ‘oversimplifies the difficult and complex task of developing evidence-based guidelines on nutrition’, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has warned.
The Children's Food Campaign has said it is disappointed that a UK report on advertising to children failed to bring digital marketing like ‘advergames’ in line with broadcasting rules.
We must follow the example of Sweden and bring together the two “very noisy” movements of workers' trade unions and Fairtrade, the CEO of Fairtrade International Harriet Lamb has said....
The European Commission has launched an inquiry to determine whether Denmark’s short-lived ‘fat tax’ constituted illegal state aid for manufacturers who did not have the tax levied on their products....
Europe’s central food science agency says European adults require on average 0.83 g protein/kg body weight each day from “high quality protein and to protein in mixed diets” in a just-issued...
Online food and drink advertising rules are sufficient to protect children – but more action is necessary, according to the UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP).
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its work programme objectives for the next three years, including opinions on acrylamide and caffeine due this year.
The EU-US trade deal currently under negotiation in Brussels may threaten animal welfare and food safety in Europe, a coalition of NGOs has claimed in a new report.
Children are more familiar with alcohol brands such as Foster’s than leading brands of biscuits, crisps, and ice-cream, according to a report from Alcohol Concern in England and Scotland. ...
The European Commission may face allegations of maladministration over its treatment of requests to access documents related to EU-US trade talks.
Sweden’s National Food Association (NFA) has made changes to its Keyhole healthy eating label in light of new nutrition guidelines, meaning less salt, more wholemeal and a broader range of...
The debate about childhood obesity will intensify tomorrow (February 5) when a comprehensive review of digital and online food and drink marketing to children is published.