Public Health England’s latest progress report on the food and drink industry’s sugar cutting efforts reveal significant changes in areas where the sugar tax applies, but a disappointing lack of progress with the voluntary sugar reduction programme.
In the latest run down of EU news, FoodDrinkEurope is to sign a declaration to tackle plastic waste, the EC publishes its annual food safety report and Austria deals a blow to the landmark Mercosur trade deal.
Some fresh food supplies will fall in the UK while “critical dependencies for the food chain” such as key ingredients “may be in shorter supply” in the event of a no-deal Brexit, UK government planning documents have confirmed.
A new survey has revealed high levels of ‘hidden’ sugar and calories in breakfast options sold through restaurant chains and other out of home channels. UK campaigners are now calling for mandatory labelling and reformulation to spur progress and 'level...
In this edition of the Brussels Bulletin, Denmark moves to ban PFAS chemicals from food packaging, a European Citizens’ Initiative calls for the introduction of a minimum price on CO₂ emissions, and Germany prohibits glyphosate.
Two-thirds of shoppers now expect food shortages as a result of Brexit, according to research from shopper insight group HIM. However, is there also an opportunity for supermarkets to respond to growing interest in locally sourced foods?