European Commission

EC gives thumbs up to €6m PlantLIBRA botanicals project. But will there be more?

From the 2014 International PlantLIBRA Conference in Vienna, Austria

EC gives thumbs up to €6m PlantLIBRA botanicals project. But will there be more?

By Shane STARLING

As the EU’s ambitious €6m PlantLIBRA project to further botancials science drew to a close this week at a congress in Vienna, we asked the European Commission about the project’s relative merits – and whether a ‘mark 2’ was on the cards.

Europe's food industry welcomes EU-US trade negotiations

Europe's food industry welcomes EU-US trade negotiations

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

European food industry trade body FoodDrinkEurope has welcomed formal negotiations between the European Union and the United States on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), announced at the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland.

Yoghurt group lobbies EC over probiotic labelling ban

Yoghurt group lobbies EC over probiotic labelling ban

By Shane Starling

An industry group that includes Danone and Dupont-Danisco as members has written to the European Commission to reinstate the use of the EU-banned term ‘probiotic’ on products across the bloc.

Health groups urge action on nutrient profiling

Health groups urge action on nutrient profiling

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

A group of European health organisations has urged European Commission president José Manuel Barroso to issue a proposal on nutrient profiling as part of a wider EU goal to reduce premature deaths.

Spotlight

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers