Europe's food and drink sector ‘deeply regrets’ the US decision to slap 25% tariffs on EU agri-food products including Scotch whisky, Italian cheese, Spanish olives, German coffee and British biscuits.
The European Commission has fined French food cooperative Cecab and Dutch manufacturer Coroos upwards of €30m for their involvement in a canned vegetable cartel. Whistle-blower Bonduelle, which was also embroiled, has been granted ‘full immunity’.
There is a lack of robust evidence to confirm link between meat eating as part of a healthy diet and the development of Western diseases, according to a paper that contends there are a wide range of benefits delivered by meat that are not always easily...
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...