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European Food Law

Food and Health Policy

EU votes to ban chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl

EU member states have supported draft decisions not to renew the EU approvals for the insecticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl. The European Commission proposed the move in response to health concerns raised in risk assessments conducted by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Legal expert says Commission’s one in, one out rule for law-making inapplicable

A European legal affairs expert has warned that the red tape busting one in, one out policy towards new regulation dear to the heart of Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, is not applicable under EU law.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

New Zealand prepares for 2020 referendum on cannabis

The New Zealand government has unveiled its draft Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill which is designed to govern the recreational cannabis market and includes CBD products.

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Labelling and Advertising

EU court finds term “balsamico” on its own not covered by Italian PGI

The protection of the name ‘”Aceto Balsamico di Modena” does not extend to the use of the non-geographical terms of that name such as “aceto” and “balsamico”, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled today (December 4).

European Food Law Germany

Environment MEPs want stronger pesticide reduction in the next CAP

Current EU policies to protect pollinators are too weak to protect biodiversity and a stronger approach is needed in agricultural policy, according to the European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI).

EU European Agricultural Policy

U.S. threatens France with 100% tariff on Champagne

The United State Trade Representative (USTR) is considering imposing additional tariffs of up to 100% on a variety of imported products from France, including Champagne and specialty cheeses, in response to the EU member state’s Digital Services Tax (DST).

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Food Safety and Standards

EU votes to ban chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl

EU member states have supported draft decisions not to renew the EU approvals for the insecticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl. The European Commission proposed the move in response to health concerns raised in risk assessments conducted by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

New Zealand prepares for 2020 referendum on cannabis

The New Zealand government has unveiled its draft Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill which is designed to govern the recreational cannabis market and includes CBD products.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Industry hits out at “closed list” for supplements in Norway

The sports nutrition industry has criticised Norwegian legislation that enters into force in January 2020 because it establishes a “closed list” of substances permissible in food and food supplements.

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Food Technology

Commission sets out monitoring guidance for acrylamide in additional foods

A European Commission recommendation is advising both the food industry and member states on which products they should monitor for the presence of the naturally-occurring processing contaminant acrylamide on top of those already required under a 2017 EU regulation (2017/2158). 

European Food Law Food Policy

Environment MEPs want stronger pesticide reduction in the next CAP

Current EU policies to protect pollinators are too weak to protect biodiversity and a stronger approach is needed in agricultural policy, according to the European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI).

EU European Agricultural Policy

Cattle and dairy industries “will collapse by 2030”, conference hears

The dairy and cattle industries are predicted to collapse by 2030 as animal meat is replaced by cheaper, good quality food made from precision fermentation protein, Informa’s Food Ingredients Europe conference in Paris, France heard today (December 2nd).

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Traceability and Supply Chain

EU votes to ban chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl

EU member states have supported draft decisions not to renew the EU approvals for the insecticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl. The European Commission proposed the move in response to health concerns raised in risk assessments conducted by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Industry hits out at “closed list” for supplements in Norway

The sports nutrition industry has criticised Norwegian legislation that enters into force in January 2020 because it establishes a “closed list” of substances permissible in food and food supplements.

European Food Law Norway

UK parties offer starkly differing policy options as general election looms

It could be argued that, with the UK’s exit from the EU now scheduled less than two months away, the last thing British agribusiness needs at present is more uncertainty about the future course of UK agriculture policy.

Farm Policy & Programs Food Policy
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Trade Policy

UK parties offer starkly differing policy options as general election looms

It could be argued that, with the UK’s exit from the EU now scheduled less than two months away, the last thing British agribusiness needs at present is more uncertainty about the future course of UK agriculture policy.

Farm Policy & Programs Food Policy

France and EU vow to retaliate against US tariffs on champagne and cheese

The European Commission has said the EU will “act as one” if the US follows up on its threat to impose new tariffs on French agri-food products.

EU United States

Russia suspends Latin American beef suppliers over ractopamine

Russia has halted imports from several South American beef suppliers, claiming that some shipments were contaminated with antibiotic residues while others had traces of the controversial feed additive, ractopamine.

Animal Health Food Safety and Standards
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Brexit

UK parties offer starkly differing policy options as general election looms

It could be argued that, with the UK’s exit from the EU now scheduled less than two months away, the last thing British agribusiness needs at present is more uncertainty about the future course of UK agriculture policy.

Farm Policy & Programs Food Policy

UK set to break new ground with ban on live animal exports

The United Kingdom may be on course to become one of the first countries in the world – perhaps the very first – to impose a ban on live exports of farm animals.

Animal Welfare Farm Policy & Programs

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: No ‘special case’ for CBD, counter claims over dairy demand

Hemp-derived CBD will not be fast-tracked for approval to be used in foods and supplements, according to a leading FDA official, who added that the agency has ongoing concerns over the lack of safety data.

Environment and Conservation Labeling
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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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