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French food waste bill voted in unanimously - again

French food waste bill voted in unanimously - again

By Niamh Michail

France’s law to cut food waste, which includes forcing supermarkets to give all unsold food to charity, has been voted in –again – after it was scrapped on a technicality in August this year.

Slow Food claims

European organisations urge MEPs to reject TTIP resolution

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

A coalition of 483 European organisations has written to MEPs urging them to reject the latest resolution on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) due for vote in the European Parliament tomorrow.

Polish kosher meat may soon be banned from being exported

Polish kosher meat could be banned from export market

By Helen Arnold

Polish kosher meat may soon be banned from being exported, after a request by the country’s ombudsman to make kosher slaughter - or shechita - legal only for local consumption, according to Jewish news website The Forward. 

IBIE 2013 Educational Sessions: What not to miss

IBIE teaser: You’re never too old, or big, to learn…

By Kacey Culliney

IBIE 2013 has a fantastic educational program lined up from tips for gluten-free and whole grain use, to insight on food safety regulations and labeling laws. BakeryandSnacks takes a look at ‘what not to miss’…

Monsanto may lose billions in GM soy royalties row

Monsanto may lose billions in GM soy royalties row

By Nathan Gray

Monsanto faces the loss of billions of euros in revenues from its genetically-modified (GM) soy in Brazil after the country’s Supreme Court ruled that any decision reached in a local court case should apply nationally.

Food safety guidance

Food safety guidance

The legal issues encountered during local authority food safety
investigations are tackled in a new publication, 'Food
SafetyEnforcement' compiled by a group of barristers.

Nutrinova wins patent case

Nutrinova wins patent case

Food ingredient company Nutrinova has won a legal battle against
Zhangjiagang Hope Chemicals for infringement of it's European
patent for the manufacture of the high intensity sweetener
Acesulfame K (AcK).

GM protesters freed

GM protesters freed

British protesters won a High Court challenge on Tuesday that
public order laws cannot be used against campaigners who damage or
destroy genetically modified (GM) crops.

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