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European spirits sector commits to provision of nutrition and ingredient information
Nutrition information and ingredients listing will be made available to consumers for all EU spirits, either on or off-label. spiritsEUROPE will support its ...
Don’t let regulation get in the way of consumers buying more organic food
Speaking today on the vote in the European Parliament on the EU Organic Production Regulation, EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren warned that ...
Committed to consumers leading a healthy life
Unhealthy diets and lack of physical activity play a significant role in European consumers’ health and well-being. In 2014, half of EU adults (52 %) were ...
Monsanto granted "patent on severed broccoli"
European Patent Office once again grants a patent on plant breeding
European Patent Office revokes Monsanto patent on melons
The European Patent Office (EPO) has revoked a patent held by Monsanto on melons (EP1962578) for technical reasons.
MUP court ruling a sad day for the internal market
spiritsEUROPE regrets the UK Supreme Court ruling on MUP, which will distort competition by preventing efficient low-cost producers of alcoholic drinks in ...
Spirits sector comments on Parliament Resolution on EU alcohol strategy
spiritsEUROPE noted the adoption of the European Parliament Resolution on the Future EU Alcohol Strategy. In particular, the Parliament’s focus on tackling ...
McDonald's wins Mac trade mark dispute at EU Court
The EU Court ruled Monday that the repute of McDonald’s trade marks makes it possible to prevent registration of trade marks which combine the prefix 'Mac' or ...
Trade and Imports of Animal Products - personal consignments
Personal consignments containing meat, milk or their products and brought into the EU continue to present a real threat to animal health throughout the EU. ...
Plant health: Harmful organisms
The aim of the Community plant health regime is to prevent the introduction into the community of organisms harmful to plants or plant products or their spread ...
Special Report No 15/2012: Management of conflict of interest in selected EU Agencies - ECA Special report No 15/2012
Conflict of interest situations can occur almost in any workplace at any time. If they are not handled correctly they can negatively affect the decision-making ...
This database can serve as a tool to inform about the food additives approved for use in food in the EU and their conditions of use. It is based on the Union ...
Food Additives - guide
The use of additives in food will soon become safer and more transparent thanks to two pieces of legislation adopted by the European Commission.
Avian Influenza in The Netherlands and the UK
The European Commission adopted on 17 November two emergency safeguard Decisions addressed to The Netherlands and the UK that define the areas that have been ...
Industry studies behind EU food safety assessments must be public, EU Parliament
The European Parliament voted today to introduce new transparency rules for EU food safety assessments, as part of the EU's 'general food law'.
Ritual slaughter can only take place in approved abattoirs: EU Court
The European Court of Justice confirmed Tuesday that ritual slaughter without stunning may take place only in an approved slaughterhouse, in a case referred by ...
Hearing patent on beer
At a public hearing in Munich on 2 October, the European Patent Office (EPO) reduced the scope of patent EP 2384110 granted to Carlsberg and Heineken to plants ...
The EU's wine market observatory brings short-term analysis and greater transparency to an important sector for EU agriculture. The EU is the biggest wine ...
Trans fats
MEPs voted on 26 October on a resolution calling for limits on trans fats. These industrial artificially produced fats can be found in anything from fast food ...
Trans fatty acids in Europe: where do we stand?
Trans fatty acids (TFA) are a particular type of unsaturated fatty acid. They are naturally present in food products made from ruminant animals such as dairy ...
Brussels consults on new EU Soil Strategy
The EU Commission launched a public consultation on a new EU soil strategy Tuesday, the last of a set of consultations on different ecosystems which forms part ...
Genetically engineered soybeans in EU Court of Justice: David and Goliath
Monsanto, the British Government, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the EU Commission are joining forces in EU Court proceedings to prevent risky ...
New EU organic logo comes into force on 1 July
New EU rules on organic food labelling including the requirement to display the new EU organic logo, enter into force on 1 July, 2010. The so-called ...
Process contaminants in vegetable oils and foods: EFSA report
Glycerol-based process contaminants found in palm oil, but also in other vegetable oils, margarines and some processed foods, raise potential health concerns ...
Evaluation of the European Union's GMO legislation - guide
Two independent reports evaluating the European Union's legislation on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) conclude that there is broad support for the ...
Search for food companies in Europe
Food & related products companies in Europe
Agreement reached on the new Spirit Drinks Regulation: a glass half full
EU spirits producers welcome the political agreement reached last night at the trilogue on a new Spirit Drinks Regulation, which sets rules for the production ...
Food labels: clearer information for consumers - guide
Food shoppers will be able to make better informed, healthier choices as the result of new EU food labelling rules approved by MEPs on 6 July. Labels will have ...
MEPs give approval for drinking water upgrade
New rules on drinking water, approved Tuesday by an EU Parliament committee, will improve the quality of tap water, cut plastic litter, and ensure that all ...
Unfair trading practices in the food supply chain
The European Commission adopted on 15 July a Communication encouraging EU Member States to look for ways to improve protection of small food producers and ...
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