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US cheese tariffs dampen mood at EU dairy conference

The imposition by the US of new tariffs on EU dairy exports overshadowed the agenda at this year’s European Dairy Association Congress in Vienna.

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Day ahead – Oct. 18, 2019: USMCA process, International starch group, Organic program

House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) was upbeat about Mexico’s efforts to implement the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Meanwhile, the Corn Refiners Association (CFA) joined counterparts in other countries to form a new international starch group and USDA proposed multiple additions to the organic program's list of allowed and prohibited substances.

US Agricultural Policy US Food Policy

Production of imitation Italian cheese overtakes originals, Italian farmers report

Global production of non-original Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano cheeses has surpassed the production volume of Italian originals thanks to the spread of imitations across all continents.

European Food Law US Food Policy

Senate panel dives into debate over how to ramp up U.S. aquaculture

The United States has unrivaled potential for a booming aquaculture industry but regulatory uncertainty is scaring off companies and investors, a panel of industry experts and stakeholders told the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Wednesday (Oct. 16).   

US Food Policy US Agricultural Policy

USDA announces new guidance on school meals while court battle continues

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced new guidance for schools to offer more flexibility in meal plans as the legal battle continues over the Trump administration’s final rule to roll back sodium and whole grains standards.

US Food Policy US Agricultural Policy

Singapore the first state to ban advertising of sugary beverages

Singapore’s Ministry of Health has ordered the imposition of a blanket ban on advertising for the least healthy sugar sweetened beverages and is even considering banning their sale altogether. Singapore has one of the developed world’s highest diabetes rates.



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Day ahead – Oct. 18, 2019: USMCA process, International starch group, Organic program

House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) was upbeat about Mexico’s efforts to implement the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Meanwhile, the Corn Refiners Association (CFA) joined counterparts in other countries to form a new international starch group and USDA proposed multiple additions to the organic program's list of allowed and prohibited substances.

US Agricultural Policy US Food Policy

FDA rejects petition to set acrylamide safety limits in foods

FDA has denied a consumer group’s petition to set acrylamide safety levels in foods and to deem foods exceeding those levels as adulterated.

US Food Policy Food Safety and Standards

Food production is not increasing fast enough to feed the world - report

A new report released today says the world is not increasing agricultural productivity fast enough to sustainably meet the food, feed, fiber, and bioenergy needs of the planet’s population by 2050.

EU European Agricultural Policy

USDA announces new guidance on school meals while court battle continues

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced new guidance for schools to offer more flexibility in meal plans as the legal battle continues over the Trump administration’s final rule to roll back sodium and whole grains standards.

US Food Policy US Agricultural Policy

Yeast contamination threatens European apple juice exports

A large volume of apple juice concentrate (AJC) shipped from Europe to the US is contaminated with a type of yeast, IEG Policy's sister title IEG Vu has learned, which has made the product unusable.

Food Safety and Standards Markets

OECD calls for stepped up efforts to prevent obesity

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is calling for regulators worldwide to step up efforts to prevent obesity, through a major report analysing the impact of taxes, advertising restrictions, labelling and reformulation on public health, national economies as well as the food and drink industry.

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Tax Policy

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OECD calls for stepped up efforts to prevent obesity

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is calling for regulators worldwide to step up efforts to prevent obesity, through a major report analysing the impact of taxes, advertising restrictions, labelling and reformulation on public health, national economies as well as the food and drink industry.

European Food Law US Food Policy

UAE sugar tax credited with drop in new cases of diabetes

The UAE’s Canadian Specialist Hospital has noted a drop in new Type Two diabetes diagnoses and numerous reports from patients that they are spurning carbonated drinks high in sugar since the country’s 'sin tax' was rolled out in 2017.

Food Policy Health and Nutrition

US Washington week: Details on Trump biofuels plan expected to be unveiled

House, Senate lawmakers continue on recess until September 9.

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