When Slovenia takes on the presidency of the Council of the EU later this year, it wants to make origin labelling for honey blends more transparent. This would benefit producers and consumers alike, says the country’s food and agricultural chief, Darja...
With European honey harvests down 40% in 2020, Copa and Cogeca warns ‘the survival of professional beekeepers is really threatened’ and calls on European regulators to increase controls on cheaper imports that, they say, are a food fraud risk.
Scientists at the Université de Montréal have unearthed a new method of testing maple syrup which they say could be a potential supplementary tool to more accurately categorise other food and beverages.
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A producer of honey with added bee venom has described the Food Standards Agency (FSA’s) rejection of UK - and by extension EU - licensing for his product under the novel foods regulation as “hard to rationalise”.
The formation of a toxic substance when high fructose corn syrup is heated raises concerns for bee keepers, say researchers, and will help inform advice on safe storage of the ingredient for use in human food.
Urgent action is required by the UK government to help prevent drastic declines in bee numbers, amidst global concerns over a possible honey supply shortage for consumers and industry, says a leading supplier of the product.