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European Food Law

Food and Health Policy

EU candidate to lead FAO presents priorities to European Parliament

The French and European candidate for the next leadership of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has informed MEPs about her planned priorities for the organisation.

EU France

EFSA says EU should set stricter Salmonella targets for laying hens

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is recommending that the EU sets stricter targets for Salmonella contamination in laying hens to tackle salmonellosis cases in the public.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

UK association confronts use of dairy names to label plant-based foods

Industry association, Dairy UK, has written to a vegan cheesemonger in London asking the company not to describe their products as “cheese”. The development reflects a growing concern in Europe and the US about the use of meat and dairy terms for plant-based products.

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Labelling and Advertising

UK association confronts use of dairy names to label plant-based foods

Industry association, Dairy UK, has written to a vegan cheesemonger in London asking the company not to describe their products as “cheese”. The development reflects a growing concern in Europe and the US about the use of meat and dairy terms for plant-based products.

European Food Law Europe

EU regulators must resolve meat alternative labelling issues, says new report

A ground-breaking new report from international affairs think-tank Chatham House on meat analogues – both plant-based alternatives to meat and lab meat grown from cell cultures – has underlined that EU regulators need to take a “proactive and inclusive approach to resolving outstanding regulatory uncertainties, particularly around product naming and labelling.”

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

New rules on protected status foods published in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina have published a new rulebook on food product quality, after the proposal was approved by the country’s Council of Ministers late last year.

European Food Law Geographical Indications
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Food Safety and Standards

EFSA says EU should set stricter Salmonella targets for laying hens

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is recommending that the EU sets stricter targets for Salmonella contamination in laying hens to tackle salmonellosis cases in the public.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

UK association confronts use of dairy names to label plant-based foods

Industry association, Dairy UK, has written to a vegan cheesemonger in London asking the company not to describe their products as “cheese”. The development reflects a growing concern in Europe and the US about the use of meat and dairy terms for plant-based products.

European Food Law Europe

Gove rules out abolition of UK farm tariffs after Brexit

The UK will retain tariffs on imports of sensitive agricultural products if it leaves the EU without a deal at the end of next month, UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove said today.

United Kingdom European Agricultural Policy
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Food Technology

EU regulators must resolve meat alternative labelling issues, says new report

A ground-breaking new report from international affairs think-tank Chatham House on meat analogues – both plant-based alternatives to meat and lab meat grown from cell cultures – has underlined that EU regulators need to take a “proactive and inclusive approach to resolving outstanding regulatory uncertainties, particularly around product naming and labelling.”

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Member states clear risk assessment in the food chain deal

Member state ambassadors have given the thumbs up to the agreement struck last week with the European Parliament and Commission over the revision of the general food law to improve transparency in risk assessment.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Green MEP calls for cautious approach to lab meat development in EU

A Green MEP has urged caution with cell-cultured meat development in the EU, calling for the bloc to apply the precautionary principle to prevent risks to human health or the environment.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy
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Traceability and Supply Chain

EU candidate to lead FAO presents priorities to European Parliament

The French and European candidate for the next leadership of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has informed MEPs about her planned priorities for the organisation.

EU France

EFSA says EU should set stricter Salmonella targets for laying hens

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is recommending that the EU sets stricter targets for Salmonella contamination in laying hens to tackle salmonellosis cases in the public.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

EU regulators must resolve meat alternative labelling issues, says new report

A ground-breaking new report from international affairs think-tank Chatham House on meat analogues – both plant-based alternatives to meat and lab meat grown from cell cultures – has underlined that EU regulators need to take a “proactive and inclusive approach to resolving outstanding regulatory uncertainties, particularly around product naming and labelling.”

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy
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Trade Policy

Gove rules out abolition of UK farm tariffs after Brexit

The UK will retain tariffs on imports of sensitive agricultural products if it leaves the EU without a deal at the end of next month, UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove said today.

United Kingdom European Agricultural Policy

Russia could extend embargo on Western food imports to include processed items

Russia may now ban imports of canned meat and fish, eggs, olives, fruit juices and jams, according to recent statements by some senior state officials and importers, in response to a potential new wave of EU and US sanctions.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Food and Ag Policy briefing: Animal transport concerns, food fraud appeal and subsidies queried

The European Parliament passed a Resolution last week looking to strengthen existing legislation surrounding the transportation of farm animals whilst a Green MEP called for caution surrounding the EU's approach to cell-cultured meat.
European Agricultural Policy European Food Law
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Brexit

Gove rules out abolition of UK farm tariffs after Brexit

The UK will retain tariffs on imports of sensitive agricultural products if it leaves the EU without a deal at the end of next month, UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove said today.

United Kingdom European Agricultural Policy

EU product approvals being reassigned in run-up to Brexit

UK-based firms are looking to shift the ownership of their EU product approvals to subsidiaries in continental Europe in preparation for the UK leaving the EU on March 29th.

Europe European Food Law

Food and Ag Policy briefing: US talks on cell-based meat, proposal to resolve dairy labelling dispute, Brexit concerns get louder

Progress was being made in the US last week to ensure that regulators are suitably ready to deal with the innovative leap forward that is cell-based meat.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law
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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.
European Food Law Eurofood Monitor
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