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The UK Government HFSS regulations are guaranteed to set a pigeon among the bakery and snacks sectors. Pic: GettyImages/pearleye/Shana Tova

What to expect when the HFSS regulations come into effect on 1 October

By Gill Hyslop

The Food (Promotion and Placement) (England) Regulations 2021 come into force tomorrow, placing location restrictions on ‘less healthy’ products that are high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) – however, these have once again been knocked as nothing more...

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EU agri-food sounds ‘alarm bells’ over energy crisis

By Katy Askew

Operators across the EU agri-food chain are struggling to keep businesses going in the face of rapidly rising input costs and extreme weather, according to industry associations representing the sector.

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Is a Dutch meat tax on the cards?

By Jane Byrne

There is uncertainty as to whether a meat tax, originally muted back in March, will be implemented in the Netherlands.

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Guest article

Ukraine war, food reformulation and labelling: What is your legal status?

By Katia Merten-Lentz, Partner and Founder Food Law Science & Partners

As the Ukraine invasion disrupts supply of key commodities in Europe, legal expert Katia Merten-Lentz looks at the option of substituting ingredients and asks what this means for labelling and the legal status of your products.

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