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EU nutrition claims under the microscope

By Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon Ombredane, legal experts with international law firm Keller and Heckman

Nowadays the list of ingredients on food labels tends to be shorter and the names simpler. But, putting aside this ‘clean label’ trend, does the average consumer still notice the claims appearing on the labels of daily food? Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon...

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Lobby group calls for robust salt reduction programme in UK

By Oliver Morrison

Salt is the forgotten killer, according to campaign group Action on Salt. It is calling on Public Health England to allocate ‘sufficient resources to immediately resuscitate’ the UK salt reduction programme.

Irish Whiskey is on the list of European GIs protected in China. Pic:getty/vincent20044

EU and China agree GI protection for 200 products

By Rachel Arthur

The EU and China have concluded negotiations on a bilateral agreement to protect 100 European Geographical Indications in China; and 100 Chinese Geographical Indications in the EU.

Health and nutrition claims are highly regulated in the EU - but is a decade old regulation still fit for purpose? ©GettyImages-Goran13

Guest article

Where do we stand on nutrition and health claims?

By Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon Ombredane, legal experts at Keller and Heckman

How have the current EU regulations on health and nutrition claims evolved and where are they likely to go? Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon Ombredane, legal experts at law firm Keller and Heckman, weigh in.

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