Wholegrains are in the news again this week with the release of a
new study from the US that suggests a diet rich in wholegrains
could not only protect against cardiovascular disease, but also
type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers.
France has agreed to a European Union demand to end the practice of
labelling French food products in French only, Les Echos
reports. The French government is now drafting an order requiring
food companies to attach labels in at least...
Consumers who choose to start the day with one of the new
generation cereals found on the supermarket shelves today might as
well be eating a slab of chocolate cake, claims UK independent
body, the Food Commission, this week.
Switzerland is the latest country to approve the use of natamycin,
an inhibitor of moulds and yeasts, in cheese and meat production
joining the European Union, the US, some South American and Eastern
European countries who have already...
Exclusive discussions between Italian energy group Edison and a
consortium of French and Italian sugar beet growers over the
purchase of sugar company Beghin-Say will be extended until the 2
August 2002, reports Les echos.
Eating fish benefits those who are at high risk for ischemic heart
disease (IHD), finds a new study. The research also shows that
sudden cardiac deaths occur less frequently in those who regularly
eat ocean fish, a major source of...
The absence of news about Europe's yet-to-be-established flagship
to food safety, the European Food Safety Authority, is in sharp
contrast to the verbal fireworks earlier this year that announced
its creation. The new EFSA, Europe's...