Sara Lewis is a Brussels-based freelance journalist who writes for IEG Policy on European food regulatory issues.
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The European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI) is May 28 set to quiz EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on the newly released Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy.
National and European authorities “should remain vigilant” to possible competition concerns as well as unfair trading practices (UTPs) arising from retail alliances, according to a report from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).
The EU has set tight new limits on the endocrine disrupting chemical perchlorate in fresh produce, teas, infant formula and baby food.
A US government-funded study has shown bisphenol A (BPA) can produce effects even at low doses as the controversial food packaging chemical displays a non-monotonic dose-response curve, challenging standard toxicological practice and raising question marks about the studies used to back regulated product safety.
The European Commission is considering producing an EU plant products law on both botanical food supplements and herbal medicines, covering health and nutrition claims and safety.
Tax breaks should be used to push Europe towards a sustainable food system and consumers to healthy diets, the European Commission’s ground-breaking Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy argues.