IEG Policy is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Food & Health Policy

Food Policy

Set Alert for Food Policy

Cambodian rice producer urges EU to reconsider tariffs

One of the Cambodia’s largest rice producers has appealed to the European Commission to reverse its decision to impose tariffs on the commodity’s imports from the country.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Council seeking to boost autonomy of EFSA panels in risk assessment process

The Council is seeking to strengthen the autonomy of the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) scientific panels in its future position on the proposal to increase transparency in the risk assessment in the food chain, IEG Policy has learned.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

World’s "largest factory for meat alternatives” opens in UK

The company Quorn Foods has announced the opening of the “world’s biggest meat alternative production facility” in North East England, UK.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Podcast: Food and drink levies - public health and climate solution, or 'stealth tax'?

The topic of taxing certain food and drink products to change consumer behaviour has become one of the most hotly-contested debates in public health policy around the globe 
Food Policy Environment and Conservation

EU farmers ask for less stringent rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers

Ahead of the trilogue taking place next week among the three EU institutions, EU agriculture representatives have called for more lenient rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers leaving farmers enough time to adjust to changing circumstances.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Chinese pigmeat production in danger as ASF crisis deepens

China’s ongoing battle against African Swine Fever (ASF) took a serious turn for the worse this week as the disease reached Sichuan province – the country’s top pig producing region - and was then detected for the first time in wild boar.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law
See All

Health & Nutrition

Set Alert for Health and Nutrition

Council seeking to boost autonomy of EFSA panels in risk assessment process

The Council is seeking to strengthen the autonomy of the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) scientific panels in its future position on the proposal to increase transparency in the risk assessment in the food chain, IEG Policy has learned.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

World’s "largest factory for meat alternatives” opens in UK

The company Quorn Foods has announced the opening of the “world’s biggest meat alternative production facility” in North East England, UK.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Podcast: Food and drink levies - public health and climate solution, or 'stealth tax'?

The topic of taxing certain food and drink products to change consumer behaviour has become one of the most hotly-contested debates in public health policy around the globe 
Food Policy Environment and Conservation

EU farmers ask for less stringent rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers

Ahead of the trilogue taking place next week among the three EU institutions, EU agriculture representatives have called for more lenient rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers leaving farmers enough time to adjust to changing circumstances.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Good farm hygiene crucial to stop antimicrobial resistance – FAO

By simply adopting good hygiene practices during the daily farm operations, farmers can play a vital role in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation has said.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Energy drink consumption among young people on the increase in Norway

The number of young people who consume energy drinks in Norway has increased significantly over the past three years, according to a new survey by the Consumer Council of Norway.

European Food Law Europe
See All

Tax Policy

Set Alert for Tax Policy

Podcast: Food and drink levies - public health and climate solution, or 'stealth tax'?

The topic of taxing certain food and drink products to change consumer behaviour has become one of the most hotly-contested debates in public health policy around the globe 
Food Policy Environment and Conservation

Poland’s Finance Ministry proposes lower VAT for selected food products

Poland’s Ministry of Finance has released a draft bill which is to overhaul the country’s value-added tax (VAT) rate system for food products, proposing to reduce the tax on a number of food products.

European Food Law Poland

Croatian government expects food prices to drop following VAT cut

Croatia’s government has submitted to the country’s parliament a draft budget for 2019 which includes a reduced value-added tax (VAT) on fresh meat, fish, fruit and vegetables, and eggs to the country's parliament. Senior government officials say they expect the tax cut will be reflected by lower retail prices of these products.

European Food Law Croatia
See All

Animal Welfare

Set Alert for Animal Welfare

USDA, FDA to jointly regulate cell-cultured meat

USDA and FDA have formally agreed to jointly regulate cell-based meat, and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Friday (Nov. 16) no new legislation is needed to make it work.

US Food Policy US Agricultural Policy

EU farmers ask for less stringent rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers

Ahead of the trilogue taking place next week among the three EU institutions, EU agriculture representatives have called for more lenient rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers leaving farmers enough time to adjust to changing circumstances.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Good farm hygiene crucial to stop antimicrobial resistance – FAO

By simply adopting good hygiene practices during the daily farm operations, farmers can play a vital role in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation has said.

EU European Agricultural Policy
See All
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register