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European Food Law

Food and Health Policy

Food industry told to change strategy on salt to prevent “thousands of extra deaths”

If current trends in salt intake continue, the UK will see thousands of extra cases of deaths from heart disease, stroke and stomach cancer by 2025, compared with the trends before 2011, a team of health researchers said today.

European Food Law United Kingdom

Food industry welcomes House of Commons committee report warning against “no deal” Brexit

The UK food industry welcomed a report out today (July 19) from a House of Commons committee which describes the UK leaving the EU without a deal as “the least desirable option”.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

MEP asks Commission what steps it is taking on low quality Chinese honey

A Belgian MEP is asking the European Commission what it intends to do about low-quality Chinese honey that does not comply with EU standards.

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Labelling and Advertising

New olive oil association in Spain to push for legislation on traceability

PROValor, a new organization that aims to promote the high quality of Spanish olive oil and to transform the sector, has been set up in Spain with backing from the country’s leading olive oil manufacturer Deoleo.

European Food Law Spain

Growers in Spain say tomatoes from Morocco are being mislabelled, sold as Spanish

The Association of Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Organizations of Almeria (Coexphal) in Spain is sounding an alarm about losses that are being caused by the smuggling and reselling of Moroccan tomatoes under false labels that claim the produce originates locally in Almeria.

 

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Baby foods play key role in growth and development, says industry association

Baby food producers’ organisation, Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE), has stressed the “key role” that their products play in growth and development, in a measured reaction to two reports from the World Health Organisation (WHO) that criticised commercial foods for their high sugar content and “inappropriate” marketing as suitable for infants under six months.

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Food Safety and Standards

Food industry told to change strategy on salt to prevent “thousands of extra deaths”

If current trends in salt intake continue, the UK will see thousands of extra cases of deaths from heart disease, stroke and stomach cancer by 2025, compared with the trends before 2011, a team of health researchers said today.

European Food Law United Kingdom

Food industry welcomes House of Commons committee report warning against “no deal” Brexit

The UK food industry welcomed a report out today (July 19) from a House of Commons committee which describes the UK leaving the EU without a deal as “the least desirable option”.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

New olive oil association in Spain to push for legislation on traceability

PROValor, a new organization that aims to promote the high quality of Spanish olive oil and to transform the sector, has been set up in Spain with backing from the country’s leading olive oil manufacturer Deoleo.

European Food Law Spain
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Food Technology

Food and farming “destroying the ecosystem”, finds UK inquiry

The UK can no longer rely on the hope that future technologies can repair the damage caused by the food and farming industry because time is running out, an independent report reveals today (July 16).

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: New AGRI & ENVI committee chairs, EU under fire over pesticide regs, plant-based/dairy friction

In an eventful week in Brussels, a German MEP was elected chair of the influential European Parliament agriculture committee (AGRI) and a Frenchman was made chair of the food safety committee (ENVI).

Trade Agreements Traceability & Supply Chain

Agritech, ethics and society: The human dimension

All new agri-food technologies, whether digital, mechanical or biological, have impacts on people and on human society.

Precision Agriculture Technology
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Traceability and Supply Chain

Food industry told to change strategy on salt to prevent “thousands of extra deaths”

If current trends in salt intake continue, the UK will see thousands of extra cases of deaths from heart disease, stroke and stomach cancer by 2025, compared with the trends before 2011, a team of health researchers said today.

European Food Law United Kingdom

EU agriculture policy diary (July 22-26): Vice-chairs, Council priorities, SDGs

New Agriculture and Environment MEPs will hold their first high-level policy discussions this week, after working out the last procedural issues.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Food industry welcomes House of Commons committee report warning against “no deal” Brexit

The UK food industry welcomed a report out today (July 19) from a House of Commons committee which describes the UK leaving the EU without a deal as “the least desirable option”.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy
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Trade Policy

Food industry welcomes House of Commons committee report warning against “no deal” Brexit

The UK food industry welcomed a report out today (July 19) from a House of Commons committee which describes the UK leaving the EU without a deal as “the least desirable option”.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Polish opposition bloc vows to scrap Sunday shopping ban

Poland’s Civic Coalition (KO), the largest bloc of opposition parties that are set to contest the country’s upcoming parliamentary election, have unveiled their platform which includes a plan to scrap Poland’s Sunday shopping ban.

 

European Food Law Poland

Interview: Brazilian poultry sector confronts EU critics,with eye on Mercosur prize

Brazil, the world’s largest poultry exporter, could soon be able to take advantage of new openings in Europe thanks to the EU-Mercosur trade agreement.

Trade Agreements Food Safety and Standards
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Brexit

Food industry welcomes House of Commons committee report warning against “no deal” Brexit

The UK food industry welcomed a report out today (July 19) from a House of Commons committee which describes the UK leaving the EU without a deal as “the least desirable option”.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: New AGRI & ENVI committee chairs, EU under fire over pesticide regs, plant-based/dairy friction

In an eventful week in Brussels, a German MEP was elected chair of the influential European Parliament agriculture committee (AGRI) and a Frenchman was made chair of the food safety committee (ENVI).

Trade Agreements Traceability & Supply Chain

Irish Parliament rejects Mercosur trade deal in non-binding vote

A motion to reject the EU-Mercosur trade agreement has been passed by the Irish Parliament (Dáil), in a vote in Dublin on Thursday (July 10).

Trade Agreements 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.
European Food Law Eurofood Monitor
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