Request for proper labelling of carbohydrate
According to the NNFA Coalition for Informative Carbohydrate
Labelling, American consumers are increasingly aware of the
relationship between consumption of dietary carbohydrates and
increased blood sugar levels.
Insurance coverage for vitamin supplements?
The American Senate is taking steps to ensure that dietary
supplements, like prescription drugs, would be covered by health
New GM guidelines for UK food industry
This week, British food makers and retailers will be given
guidelines on how to avoid accidentally introducing genetically
modified ingredients into products.
GM fish labelling for S.Korea
South Korea will label genetically modified (GM) fish products from
September 1, the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries said on
GRAS status for DMV Lactoferrin
DMV International announced this week that the American FDA has
given its milk derived Lactoferrin Generally Recognized as Safe
GM monitoring preferred - study suggests
According to a new Canadian federal study, a chief safety officer
should be appointed to oversee the safety of genetically modified
(GM) foods in Canada.
NZ goes forward on GMOs
The New Zealand Royal Commission on Genetic Modification has
recommended that research on GM crops and animals proceed with
Meeting over new Chinese GMO rules
Leaders of the American soybean industry will hold talks with
government officials in China this week to clear the air over
Beijing's new rules for GMOs.
GM soybean: no evidence of health risk
The EC said that it had no scientific evidence of health risks from
a brand of genetically modified soybeans that the environmental
group Greenpeace wants banned.
Halal certification board for Philippines
In a bid to improve the Philippine "halal" industry President
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has started steps to develop a local
"halal" food industry.
Tighter rules for health claims?
British food producers have serious reservations about any move by
Brussels to subject claims they make about their products to
Cornmeal violates JAS law
11 of 59 soybean and corn-processed products subject to a Japanese
government investigation were found to contain ingredients with
GM crop sites will be revealed
The location of GM crop trials in Australia will be published on
the Internet after a regulator on August 10 rejected applications
to keep the sites secret from anti-GM activists.
Standards for energy drinks, artifical sweeteners and icon foods in Australia
A new standard for energy drinks was just one measure among many
food issues agreed last week by ministers meeting for the first
time at the newly formed Australia New Zealand Food Standards
ConAgra fights Danone over product name
ConAgra Foods Inc., the second-biggest U.S. food company, is to sue
French company, Groupe Danone SA's Dannon to block it from using
the name "Snack Pack" for its yoghurt containers.