The first four months of the UK’s sugar tax has failed to create any significant change in consumer behaviour; but it has encouraged widespread reformulation and the proliferation of lower sugar options, according to Nielsen.
The UK would run out of food today (7 August) if the nation was unable to import any food products from the start of the year, the National Farmers Union warned as it called for the Government to back British food production.
Spain’s National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC) has warned regulators that a mandatory requirement to label the origin of milk in dairy products could “compartmentalise” the Spanish market and hinder competition.
The flavour of a food product cannot be copyrighted, the European Court of Justice was advised last week. Two intellectual property and food law experts weigh in on the opinion and suggest what companies can do to protect their products.
Understanding the role of specific nutrients in food, such as sugar and saturated fat, is important but not enough to fully understand how diets impact risk of obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs), says one scientist.
Cell-cultured and fermentation-based milk proteins, egg whites and meat are creating novel challenges for food marketers and regulators, but as long as products are safe and shoppers are not being misled, regulators should not stymie innovation by favoring...
The European Union and Japan singed a landmark agreement that is expected to boost trade in agri-food products at the EU-Japan Summit in Tokyo yesterday (17 July). FoodNavigator analyses the implications for the European food sector.
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.