Strict rules banning adverts for high in fat, salt and sugar products in all children’s media come into effect tomorrow (Saturday 1 July), after numerous health campaigners called for tougher regulations.
From 25 November, the new rules, introduced by EC Directive
89/2003, will require pre-packed foods sold in the European Union
to show clearly on the label if they contain any of 12 listed
allergenic foods as an ingredient.
In under one month European food and beverage manufacturers face an
exponential increase in paperwork as new rules on GM ingredients
come into force, setting up a 'Dante-esque' paper trail for the
tracking of GMOs. The rules...
As a raft of new food legislation, notably the labelling of food
allergens and genetically modified organisms, enters into force in
Europe, food manufacturers cannot afford to be less than au
fait with the new rules. Under the umbrella...
Europe's food industry has welcomed yesterday's decision not to
further reduce the threshold level for the labelling of GM
ingredients in foodstuffs, but remains deeply concerned about the
new labelling requirements also...
A collective sigh of relief among consumer associations and
environmentalists was almost audible across Europe on Wednesday
when plans to enforce stricter labelling of genetically modified
foods were agreed by members of the European...