The European Commission is preparing guidelines to help national authorities identify and put an end to the "totally unacceptable" and discriminatory practice of dual quality foods, Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday.
The French population is consuming more processed foods, too much salt, and - “most importantly” - not enough fibre compared to ten years ago, according to a survey by the country’s food safety agency ANSES.
Regulatory authorities have rejected Biosearch Life’s health claim relating to its probiotic strain and its role in decreasing Staphylococcus load in breast milk, which is a risk factor for infectious mastitis.
The aim of the revised IFFO RS, version 2.0, launched today, is to ensure the relevancy and credibility of the marine raw material standard, which, up to now, has mainly seen take up in the salmon farming sector.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is offering stakeholders and industry a chance to comment on a draft of new guidance for health claims relating to antioxidants, oxidative damage and cardiovascular health.
Europe’s Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has set a safe level for glutamate food additives, but given many Europeans are over this level, it is urging the Commission to revise the current maximum levels permitted in food.