The Sustainable Cocoa Initiative is a new multi-stakeholder dialogue that brings together representatives of Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana – the two main cocoa producing countries accounting for 70% of global cocoa production – as well as representatives...
The UK House of Lords has supported amendments to the Government’s proposed Agriculture Bill that would mean food imports allowed into the UK under future trade arrangements would have to meet domestic standards of production and animal welfare.
Italy has kicked its long-standing fight against the adoption of Nutri-Score nutritional labelling across the EU up a notch in a new ‘non-paper’ that has secured the official backing of seven other member states.
The World Health Organization has called on global governments to remain focused on eliminating trans fats from the food supply, despite the new and unprecedented challenges being thrown up by the global coronavirus pandemic.
Around 30 European companies, including Nestle and Unilever, have backed a joint statement issued in support of the European Green Deal laying out the region's ambitions to move towards net zero carbon emissions.
Food safety campaigners are hopeful the European Commission will rethink its stance on titanium dioxide (or E171) after a committee voted down new specifications for E171 and instead passed a resolution calling on the EC to remove E171 from the list of...
African Swine Fever has been confirmed in Germany, Europe’s largest pork producer, raising the likelihood of widespread disruption in the market and downward pressure on pork prices. FoodNavigator founds out why.
Public Health England has unveiled new voluntary salt reduction goals for industry at the same time as publishing a second progress report on salt reduction. The report reveals ‘little progress’ made from 2017 to 2018, says the British Nutrition Foundation.
Public Health England is challenging manufacturers and retailers to cut calories in their products by 10% - rather than the previously set target of 20%. However, industry says the new guideline still represents a ‘monumental challenge’.
The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has stepped up its efforts to fight for children’s rights across the cocoa supply chain with a new 2021-2026 strategy that it hopes will get the backing from the whole industry.