The European Commission yesterday published a proposal for
regulation of the addition of vitamins, minerals and other
substances to foods, designed to allow free trade of fortified
foods in the European community.
The European Commission has given the green light for the joint
venture between Scandinavian company Arla Foods Ingredients and
German sugar giant Nordzucker to bring the low-calorie sweetener
Gaio tagatose to the marketplace.
The European Commission has conditionally cleared DSM's acquisition
of Roche Vitamins and Fine Chemicals, it said yesterday. The deal,
likely to be completed in the third quarter 2003, will cost DSM
Noting the large numbers of Europeans seeking health-related
information on the Internet, the European Commission has adopted a
communication setting out a number of criteria for health-related
websites. The quality criteria include...
Consumer organisations across the European Union should expect
better representation on advisory bodies and increased rights to be
consulted, if we are to believe the words of European Commissioner
for Health and Consumer Protection,...
German fine chemicals group Degussa has been fined €118 million by
the European Commission after it was found guilty of taking part in
a price fixing cartel relating to amino acids used in animal
fodder. Degussa said it would contest...
The European commission is preparing two Communications on e-Health
that will provide quality criteria for health related websites and
clarify the legal aspects of e-Health, Euractiv.com reports this