While the original proposed rule was jointly published with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the FDA is only seeking comments on the agency’s specific aspects of the proposed rule, including 13 general principles for food standards modernisation.
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Colin Sankey of Madhava Ltd looks at the exploitation of the olive oil and honey industries and suggests how regulation could be improved to ensure high quality and purity.
The President of the National Farmers Union has said that the the recent UK immigration policy fails to “recognise British food and farming’s needs.”
Without agreed and well-planned solutions, the report has warned that UK consumers will face higher costs and reduced availability of goods.
Market threats are said to include poor climatic conditions and cheap honey imports from China.
FDF’s latest data shows that the proportion of UK manufacturers who were pessimistic about business conditions declined in Q4 2019, with more reporting improved business confidence than in any other quarter of the year.
A recent investigation by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that the EPA has been flouting legal requirements to adjust limits for pesticides in foods, particularly under the Trump administration.
The number of individuals infected with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to climb on a daily basis as does the number of deaths associated with it. Many of TAG's clients have asked what should be done to prepare for a growing number of cases in the United States.
One study analysed the impact of Chile's Law of Food Labeling and Advertising, and the other looked at the effect of the UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL).
The study, which surveyed 870 Canadians aged 16 to 30, found that most consumers could not identify whether a cannabis edible contained ‘low’ or ‘high’ levels of THC based on the label.