The Office for Health Improvements and Disparities (OHID) has published an open consultation on UK nutrition and health claims to seek views on proposed changes in relation to nutrition labelling, composition and standards (NLCS).
The CBD novel foods regulatory procedure is moving at a deathly slow pace thanks to an ill-thought through process which has left investors worried and brands in the lurch, an industry expert tells NutraIngredients.
It has been a year since the European Commission Regulation came into force on April 11 2018, obliging food business operators (FBOs) to apply acrylamide mitigation measures. Despite calls for the EU to take a tougher stance, manufacturers are stepping...
A spate of recent reports have accused a top member of Scotland’s food standards agency of bias after revealing her financial ties to a major chocolate firm - is the junk food industry meddling with objective scientific research?
Dutch consumer association, Consumentenbond, is fighting for tougher regulations on products claiming to be whole-grain as it says manufacturers are deliberately misleading consumers in their labelling.
Public Health England (PHE), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the European Commission are involved in attempting to identify the source of an E. coli O157 outbreak in the UK.
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A crackdown on food and drink crime by local councils has seen raids rise by 10% over the past three years, but fears remain that budget cuts compromise safety and authenticity, warns commercial law firm EMW.
UK products such as tinned soup, ready meals and cheese now contain up to 186% more salt than ten years ago despite industry commitments to lower the levels, says campaign group Consensus Action on Salt and Health.