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Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn is a Paris-based freelance journalist who monitors French and European food regulatory issues for IEG Policy.

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The French consumer association, UFC-Que Choisir, has accused French supermarkets of adding far higher gross margins to organic fruit and vegetable prices than non-organic equivalents.

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France to gather data on glyphosate cancer link ahead of EU re-evaluation

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) is looking for independent research teams to study the potential health risks of the controversial herbicide glyphosate. 
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High levels of morphine and codeine detected in French bakery products

French authorities have warned the public not to eat bakery products containing poppy seeds as they investigate the detection of abnormally high levels of morphine and codeine.

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EU grants Cape Verde temporary fish origin flexibility

The European Commission has granted Cape Verde temporary flexibility on origin rules for tuna andmackerel fillets required as part of the Economic Partnership Agreement (‘EPA’) between the EU and West Africa.

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Italy bans on-hold caffeine claims and sets maximum daily dose

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