Food safety campaigners are hopeful the European Commission will rethink its stance on titanium dioxide (or E171) after a committee voted down new specifications for E171 and instead passed a resolution calling on the EC to remove E171 from the list of...
African Swine Fever has been confirmed in Germany, Europe’s largest pork producer, raising the likelihood of widespread disruption in the market and downward pressure on pork prices. FoodNavigator founds out why.
Public Health England has unveiled new voluntary salt reduction goals for industry at the same time as publishing a second progress report on salt reduction. The report reveals ‘little progress’ made from 2017 to 2018, says the British Nutrition Foundation.
Public Health England is challenging manufacturers and retailers to cut calories in their products by 10% - rather than the previously set target of 20%. However, industry says the new guideline still represents a ‘monumental challenge’.
The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has stepped up its efforts to fight for children’s rights across the cocoa supply chain with a new 2021-2026 strategy that it hopes will get the backing from the whole industry.
A boat carrying European dairy farmers from the European Milk Board (EMB) and the German dairy farmers’ association (BDM) set forth from the Deutsches Eck towards the EU Agriculture Ministers meeting in Koblenz this week.
People who follow UK government guidelines on healthy eating cut their risk of an early death and help the planet, according to a new study in BMJ Open. Only a fraction of consumers follow the guidelines, however.
An influential advisory group in Germany has urged the government to introduce mandatory climate labels on foodstuffs to display the greenhouse gas emissions of products, as well as for a mandatory roll out of the as yet voluntary NutriScore labelling...
The UK is considering new legislation that would see larger businesses fined for using forest-risk commodities – such as palm oil, soy, and beef – that have not been produced according to relevant local laws.
A group of UK doctors has hit out at the provision of milk in schools arguing dairy is ‘not an essential part of school nutrition’. But do their claims about health and sustainability stack up – or would children lose out?