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From plastic, to cellulose film and active and intelligent packaging: Food makers require DoC to show compliance Pic: GettyImages-RkaKoka

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Food contact materials: What are your legal responsibilities?

By Hazel O’Keeffe, partner at Keller and Heckman

Food businesses must comply with various European and national legislation governing packaging and other food contact materials. Hazel O’Keeffe, partner at Keller and Heckman, provides a rundown of the rules on the EU food-contact Declaration of Compliance...

Among the report's many reccomendations is a reduction in the consumption of beef, lamb and dairy by at least 20% per person.

UK report recommends dairy reduction of 20%

By Jim Cornall

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) an independent, statutory body in the UK established under the Climate Change Act 2008, is recommending a reduction in dairy intake of 20%.

Action on Sugar surveyed pre-mixed / packaged G&Ts in retail. Pic:getty/numoalmeida

Gin & sugar? High levels of hidden sugar in pre-mixed alcohol drinks

By Rachel Arthur

Popular RTD cocktails and pre-mixed spirits contain ‘unnecessarily high and hidden sugar and calories’, according to UK campaign group Action on Sugar. It says such drinks should reformulate in line with the parameters set out by the sugar tax - or else...

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