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Palm oil body reinstates Nestle's membership

Swiss food and drinks giant Nestlé's membership in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has been reinstated after the company submitted a new action plan.

International European Food Law

Consumer group sues OMB for records on GMO disclosure rule

The Center for Food Safety has sued the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for failing to supply documents related to the review of the draft OMB disclosure rule.

 

US Food Policy Biotechnology

Disagreements linger over threshold for GMO disclosure

USDA's proposed bioengineered food disclosure standard does not answer the key question of what threshold amount of a GMO triggers the disclosure requirements, prompting marked disagreement among stakeholders on where to draw the line. 

US Food Policy European Food Law

Strategic partnership puts Europe ‘on the map’ in lab-grown meat sector

One of Europe’s largest meat companies is making a significant investment in Mosa Meat - a Dutch start-up that claims to be the world's leading company for cultured beef.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Codex to work on nutrition labels, sets new limits on contaminants

The 41st meeting of the UN’s Codex Alimentarius Commission this month set new limits for methylmercury found in fish and a naturally occurring contaminant found in chocolate. It also agreed to undertake new work on simplified nutrition labelling.

International European Food Law

Japan clears the way for US lamb to re-enter market

Japan has finalised requirements that will allow imports of US sheep and goat meat for the first time in almost 15 years.

US Agricultural Policy US Food Policy

Best practices on the farm may be next frontier in battling Salmonella in chicken

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – Food companies have been successful in bringing down Salmonella loads on chicken products, but with illnesses continuing, the next focus could be best practices on the farm, said panelists at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) meeting Tuesday (July 10).

US Food Policy Food Policy

UK to seek full alignment on EU agri-food rules, US trade deal ruled out: leaked paper

UK government ministers will meet tomorrow (July 6) to review a proposal for ‘ongoing harmonisation’ with EU rules for agri-food products and other goods after the UK leaves the EU, according to reports circulating in London today.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

EFSA produces guideline on risk assessing nanotech use in food

The European Food Safety Authority has produced guidelines on assessing the risk of using nanotechnology in novel foods, food contact materials, food additives and other products which are likely to be consumed by humans.

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