A working party drawing up levels for supplements and
fortified foods have reached a "general agreement" that
the lowest levels should be 15 per cent of the recommended daily
allowance (RDA) - but questions remain on maximum...
Food industry groups are concerned that the European Commission's
proposal on food labelling, which leaves the way open for national
voluntary schemes to co-exist alongside EU requirements, will
damage the single market.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is working with member
states to update risk assessment guidance for genetically modified
organisms (GMOs) to bring it in line with scientific progress and
provide more in-depth advice.
Trends are set to combine in 2008, with Americanized ethnic flavors
and healthy but indulgent products steering the market, while
locally, ethically sourced food will continue to grow in
popularity, says a new report.
The increasing formulation and fortification of foods with
different types of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs)
could be further enhanced by better understanding of how to protect
them from oxidation, states a new review.