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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.

EU health claims evolution: New submission behaviours

EU health claims evolution: A submission rethink

By Nigel Baldwin

Now that the dust has settled on the health claims submission process we should all be very clear on the rules of engagement. Well kind of, says Nigel Baldwin, chief consultant in Intertek’s European office.

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