The ASA has ruled online advertisements promoting infant formula products from Boots violated a UK advertising code aimed at safeguarding breastfeeding, at a time when a retail giant is calling for amendments to regulation.
Progress has been painfully slow in the discussions over the new food information regulation, says food lawyer Owen Warnock of Eversheds, and many of the same big issues are unsolved after two years of debate.
Although privately the debate on whether genetically modified foods
should be present in our food chain has been roaring behind closed,
and sometimes open, doors, yesterday the UK government officially
announced the launch of the...