The controversy surrounding the safety evaluations of glyphosate by public European bodies, in particular the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), has had its impact on the EU General Food Law reform. On June 13th, following the approval by the European Parliament on 17 April 2019, the Council formally adopted a new Regulation on
Border Between Additives and Ingredients with Technological Properties Getting Thinner
Posted in Food Additives
This article was first published by IEG Policy on May 29, 2019.
For the past few years, ever more European industries have been following the ‘clean label trend’, in response to consumers’ demand for more natural and authentic foodstuffs. This approach focuses, in particular, on the declaration of ingredients, to make it as clear…
New Rules for the Labelling, Production and Protection of Spirit Drinks.
Posted in (Food) Processing
Today, the EU Official journal published Regulation (EU) 2019/787 on the definition, description, presentation and labelling of spirit drinks, the use of the names of spirit drinks in the presentation and labelling of other foodstuffs, the protection of geographical indications for spirit drinks, the use of ethyl alcohol and distillates of agricultural origin in alcoholic…