Seven months out until the end of the transition period, the uncertainty of timing and potential short timescales are a concern for many UK and EU businesses, as they prepare to update food and beverage labelling for Brexit.
Whether it be country of origin labelling, use of EU logos, or specifications around a food business operator’s name and address, Brexit is shaking up how manufacturers label their food and beverage products.
Senators are proposing to tax foods with ‘poor nutritional’ quality amid concerns consumers are eating ‘too many calories and too much meat’ in a bid to force the food industry to design ‘less sweet, salty and fatty dishes’.
The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) has received clarification from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) regarding updated deadlines set for Cannabinoid (CBD) firms to apply for Novel Foods status.
The UK’s soft drink tax has probably been of greatest benefit to the Childhood Obesity Plan, says Association for the Study of Obesity Chair Dr Maria Bryant, and similar principles should ‘absolutely’ be applied to sugary milk drinks.
With at least 16 departments responsible for food from fark to fork in England, academics are calling for improved government coordination. “This isn’t a new problem, but COVID-19 has really highlighted the lack of coordination,” says Rosalind Sharpe...