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MEPs push for a dual quality on-pack logo

By Niamh Michail

Manufacturers could add a logo to food and drink packaging that tells consumers the product's content and quality is the same in all EU countries, consumer protection politicions said yesterday.

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300,000-strong survey 'confirms positive impact' of NutriScore logo

By Niamh Michail

Leading French retailer E.Leclerc is definitively backing the NutriScore logo after a survey of 300,000-consumers showed it is best in encouraging healthy food choices, especially among younger shoppers and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

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New EU legal guarantees for innovative food industries introduced

By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman

The new EU novel food regulation aims to make it easier to get innovative food solutions to the European market. But this left some concerned that a lack of confidentiality could deter investment in innovation. Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and...

Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association have emphasized the importance of dairy in Breixt negotiations. Pic: ©Getty Images/pavlinec/Irina_Qiwi

Brexit could hurt dairy in UK and Europe, EDA and Dairy UK say

By Jim Cornall

With less than a year to go until Brexit, Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association (EDA) have jointly developed a ‘Future UK-EU Dairy Framework’ setting out the outcomes the dairy sector hopes to be achieved in the current negotiations between the...

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