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EC calls for stronger food labelling enforcement actions

By Katy Askew

The European Commission’s health and food safety representative, Vytenis Andriukaitis, has called on Member States to take tougher enforcement action on food labelling amid calls for increased regulation.

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Food safety recall round-up, 7-13 July

Listeria, Salmonella and Clostridium botulinum recalls

By Katy Askew

The Greenyard Foods recall continued to expand this week, with retailers forced to pull products from the shelves in further European markets due to fears that frozen vegetable products could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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MEPs push for a dual quality on-pack logo

By Niamh Michail

Manufacturers could add a logo to food and drink packaging that tells consumers the product's content and quality is the same in all EU countries, consumer protection politicions said yesterday.

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300,000-strong survey 'confirms positive impact' of NutriScore logo

By Niamh Michail

Leading French retailer E.Leclerc is definitively backing the NutriScore logo after a survey of 300,000-consumers showed it is best in encouraging healthy food choices, especially among younger shoppers and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

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