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Pesticide exposure in pregnancy linked to autism

Exposure to common agricultural pesticides before birth and in the first year of life has been associated with a small to moderately increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with infants of women without such exposure, according to a study published in The BMJ on March 21.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Food and Health Policy

EU consumer protection deal steps back from dual quality ban

The food industry can breathe a collective sigh of relief after a deal that EU negotiators struck March 22 on a consumer protection law scratched ‘dual quality’ from the list of outlawed practices.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Study warns of the effect of increased rainfall on wheat production as climate changes

France, Australia and Turkey – three of the world's top 15 wheat producers – could see 26%, 28% and 88% respectively of their wheat growing land affected by reduced rainfall caused by climate change, a university study suggests.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Serbia changes food safety law to align with EU

The Serbian parliament has officially approved changes to the country’s 10-year old food safety law in order to further align Serbia’s food safety legislation to the EU acquis, on March 14.

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Labelling and Advertising

EU consumer protection deal steps back from dual quality ban

The food industry can breathe a collective sigh of relief after a deal that EU negotiators struck March 22 on a consumer protection law scratched ‘dual quality’ from the list of outlawed practices.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

EU GI protection for Mexican tequila enters into force

Tequila has officially been recognised as protected agri-food name in the EU, the European Commission has announced.

EU Mexico

BMJ stops taking advertisements for breastmilk substitutes

The flagship medical journal, the BMJ, is to stop carrying advertisements in its journals for breastmilk substitutes aimed at babies and children under three.

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Food Safety and Standards

Serbia changes food safety law to align with EU

The Serbian parliament has officially approved changes to the country’s 10-year old food safety law in order to further align Serbia’s food safety legislation to the EU acquis, on March 14.

European Food Law Serbia

EU agriculture policy diary (March 25-29): CAP reform and fertilisers

National delegations are travelling to Brussels for another round of CAP reform discussions, while MEPs gather in Strasbourg to debate and vote on new EU rules for fertilising products.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Pesticide exposure in pregnancy linked to autism

Exposure to common agricultural pesticides before birth and in the first year of life has been associated with a small to moderately increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with infants of women without such exposure, according to a study published in The BMJ on March 21.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy
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Food Technology

Serbia changes food safety law to align with EU

The Serbian parliament has officially approved changes to the country’s 10-year old food safety law in order to further align Serbia’s food safety legislation to the EU acquis, on March 14.

European Food Law Serbia

Pesticide exposure in pregnancy linked to autism

Exposure to common agricultural pesticides before birth and in the first year of life has been associated with a small to moderately increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with infants of women without such exposure, according to a study published in The BMJ on March 21.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Cannabidiol - a trendy substance in a fuzzy regulatory landscape

Shops selling products containing Cannabidiol (CBD) are popping-up across Europe and raising questions about their legality, write Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon Ombredane of international law firm Keller & Heckman.

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Traceability and Supply Chain

EU consumer protection deal steps back from dual quality ban

The food industry can breathe a collective sigh of relief after a deal that EU negotiators struck March 22 on a consumer protection law scratched ‘dual quality’ from the list of outlawed practices.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Study warns of the effect of increased rainfall on wheat production as climate changes

France, Australia and Turkey – three of the world's top 15 wheat producers – could see 26%, 28% and 88% respectively of their wheat growing land affected by reduced rainfall caused by climate change, a university study suggests.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Brexit delayed - so what happens now?

Agriculture and food businesses in the UK, or with UK trade connections, still have virtually no clarity over future arrangements, following this week’s EU Summit meeting in Brussels.

Brexit European Agricultural Policy
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Trade Policy

Brexit delayed - so what happens now?

Agriculture and food businesses in the UK, or with UK trade connections, still have virtually no clarity over future arrangements, following this week’s EU Summit meeting in Brussels.

Brexit European Agricultural Policy

European Council grants conditional Article 50 extension

The European Council today (March 21) agreed to extend the deadline for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union to May 22, which is the day before the start of European Parliament elections, on the condition that the Withdrawal Agreement is passed by the UK Parliament next week.

Brexit Trade Agreements

EU GI protection for Mexican tequila enters into force

Tequila has officially been recognised as protected agri-food name in the EU, the European Commission has announced.

EU Mexico
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Brexit

Brexit delayed - so what happens now?

Agriculture and food businesses in the UK, or with UK trade connections, still have virtually no clarity over future arrangements, following this week’s EU Summit meeting in Brussels.

Brexit European Agricultural Policy

European Council grants conditional Article 50 extension

The European Council today (March 21) agreed to extend the deadline for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union to May 22, which is the day before the start of European Parliament elections, on the condition that the Withdrawal Agreement is passed by the UK Parliament next week.

Brexit Trade Agreements

UK government pressed over zero-tariff threat to egg industry

Ministers in the UK are coming under growing pressure to explain why eggs are not included in the list of products to enjoy tariff protection in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Animal Welfare Brexit
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Eurofood Monitor

Introduction to Eurofood Monitor

Eurofood Monitor is a structured guide to EU food legislation available to subscribers to IEG Policy’s European Food Law channel.
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