All news articles for April 2012

EU tariff quote on imported beef

Transatlantic beef trade war comes to end

By Nathan Gray

A deal between the Council of Europe, the USA and Canada will see the long dispute over the presence of hormones in imported beef come to an end.

Emerging markets eating up EU food and drinks

Export strengths tip EU food and drink industry

By Kacey Culliney

Europe’s food and drink industry has tipped its decade-long downward export balance; a shift defined by strong export figures underpinned by emerging market demands, according to FoodDrinkEurope.

EU set to harmonise use of flavouring substances

EU set to harmonise use of flavouring substances

By Nathan Gray

The European Union is set to harmonise the use of flavouring substances across the bloc after member states endorsed the Commission’s proposal to establish a list of permitted flavouring substances.

Sweet nothing in Soffritti's work?

Industry damns sucralose study at cancer conference

By Kacey Culliney

Research led by the controversial Italian scientist, Dr Morando Soffriti, linking the artificial sweeteners sucralose and aspartame to cancer, was presented today at the Children with Cancer science conference in London; a move industry is damning “irresponsible”.

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