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European Food Law

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Traffic light labelling for foods’ carbon impact touted

The successful traffic light labelling system used across the world to illustrate how much salt, fat and sugar is present in foods could also be used to draw consumer attention to the carbon impact of the food they buy as well, a specialist in the field of climate-smart food has said.

European Food Law Traceability & Supply Chain

Food and Health Policy

Scottish farmers call for clearer origin labelling on processed beef

Scotland’s National Union of Farmers (NFU) has called on the UK government to introduce clear origin labelling for processed beef.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Half of layer hens still held in caged production systems, EU data shows

The proportion of EU egg output which is being produced to enhanced welfare standards is growing strongly – but it still accounts for only around half of the EU’s total layer hen flock, according to latest European Commission figures.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Traffic light labelling for foods’ carbon impact touted

The successful traffic light labelling system used across the world to illustrate how much salt, fat and sugar is present in foods could also be used to draw consumer attention to the carbon impact of the food they buy as well, a specialist in the field of climate-smart food has said.

European Food Law Traceability & Supply Chain
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Labelling and Advertising

Scottish farmers call for clearer origin labelling on processed beef

Scotland’s National Union of Farmers (NFU) has called on the UK government to introduce clear origin labelling for processed beef.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Traffic light labelling for foods’ carbon impact touted

The successful traffic light labelling system used across the world to illustrate how much salt, fat and sugar is present in foods could also be used to draw consumer attention to the carbon impact of the food they buy as well, a specialist in the field of climate-smart food has said.

European Food Law Traceability & Supply Chain

Cannabis industry body launches quality charter as sales of CBD oil rocket

A new, quality charter for producers of CBD oil in the UK has been opened up for consultation today (August 20) and seeks to improve legal compliance in the industry and ensure companies stick to the same labelling rules.

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Food Safety and Standards

Scottish farmers call for clearer origin labelling on processed beef

Scotland’s National Union of Farmers (NFU) has called on the UK government to introduce clear origin labelling for processed beef.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Bulgaria launches electronic register for organic foods industry

The Bulgarian Ministry of  Agriculture, Food and Forests has initiated a new register for producers, processors, traders, importers and storage facility owners involved in the country’s organic foods market.

European Food Law Bulgaria

Traffic light labelling for foods’ carbon impact touted

The successful traffic light labelling system used across the world to illustrate how much salt, fat and sugar is present in foods could also be used to draw consumer attention to the carbon impact of the food they buy as well, a specialist in the field of climate-smart food has said.

European Food Law Traceability & Supply Chain
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Food Technology

UK consults on planned national food strategy

A consultation on a national food strategy, which is expected to be published next year and promises a radical shake-up of the food industry, has been launched by the UK government.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Polish Agriculture Ministry drafts regulations on GMO-free labelling

Poland’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has drafted two regulations as part of its efforts to introduce labels for food products that are free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: CAP set for delay, UN climate report, cell-based meat

A lack of clarity over the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), largely due to the uncertainty around Brexit, could mean the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will not be implemented until 2023.

CAP Food Technology
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Traceability and Supply Chain

Scottish farmers call for clearer origin labelling on processed beef

Scotland’s National Union of Farmers (NFU) has called on the UK government to introduce clear origin labelling for processed beef.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Bulgaria launches electronic register for organic foods industry

The Bulgarian Ministry of  Agriculture, Food and Forests has initiated a new register for producers, processors, traders, importers and storage facility owners involved in the country’s organic foods market.

European Food Law Bulgaria

Traffic light labelling for foods’ carbon impact touted

The successful traffic light labelling system used across the world to illustrate how much salt, fat and sugar is present in foods could also be used to draw consumer attention to the carbon impact of the food they buy as well, a specialist in the field of climate-smart food has said.

European Food Law Traceability & Supply Chain
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Trade Policy

Spanish region says agri-food exports could be hindered by US tariff spat

Valencia-based farmers’ group, La Unió de Llauradors, has warned that tariff wars instigated by US President Donald Trump could “seriously jeopardize” agri-food exports from Valencia’s farming sector to the US market.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Malaysia tries to woo UK on post-Brexit palm oil policies

Malaysia’s prime minister has called for the UK to move away from the EU’s critical stance on palm oil when it leaves the bloc later this year.

EU Malaysia

Deforestation in Brazil threatens EU-Mercosur deal

Brazil’s backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro could derail the ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate.

Brazil EU
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Brexit

UK consults on planned national food strategy

A consultation on a national food strategy, which is expected to be published next year and promises a radical shake-up of the food industry, has been launched by the UK government.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Malaysia tries to woo UK on post-Brexit palm oil policies

Malaysia’s prime minister has called for the UK to move away from the EU’s critical stance on palm oil when it leaves the bloc later this year.

EU Malaysia

Defra promises ‘no deal’ support as farming campaign group warns of widespread bankruptcies

The UK’s Department for the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has insisted it “will not hesitate” to provide direct support for certain agriculture sectors in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, following the publication of a report claiming up to half of farms in the UK could go bankrupt under such a scenario.

Farm Incomes 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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