A number of organisations have proposed a new animal product labelling system in Italy - based on breeding methods - to allow consumers to make more informed choices about the meat they are consuming.
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The FDA has announced a set of new extensions and temporary flexible policies to allow food businesses to continue to operate during the coronavirus pandemic, such as labelling requirements and eligibility criteria for rule exemptions.
The National Beef Association has called on the UK government to "take food security seriously" amid concerns that amendments to the Agriculture Bill do not protect or prioritise UK food standards.
The organisations claimed that the USDA's safety framework does not reflect up-to-date advances in science and technology, therefore putting consumer health at risk.
Originally scheduled for March 2020, the newly published Farm to Fork Strategy has set out targets designed to ensure a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system, including a 50 percent reduction in the use and risk of pesticides.
Members from the Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) recently raised questions regarding CBD novel food dossier applications in the UK, and the FSA has now responded to their questions in a Q&A.
Andrew Sim, Partner in law firm Baker McKenzie's Beijing office, and Alanna Rennie, Associate in Baker McKenzie's Sydney office, detail how China’s Supreme People’s Court came to its ruling on Plant Variety Rights.
The agreement is said to be a particularly important preparedness effort as the nation approaches peak harvesting seasons, when many fruits and vegetables grown across the US are sent to be frozen or canned.
The USDA has released final GMO regulations, which the Center for Food Safety has claimed are detrimental to the health of farmers and consumers.
Early analysis of suppliers’ responses to the comprehensive annual groceries sector survey has shown that retailer compliance with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice is at “an all-time high”.
The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) claims there is a need for standardisation and harmonisation of the analytical methodology protocols used in the testing of cannabinoids.
The campaign groups claimed that some food companies, including big brands, have been capitalising on the government’s ‘stay home’ message by heavily promoting unhealthy food, sometimes to the "most vulnerable members of society."
The plastic packaging financial time-bomb is waiting to explode, according to Dom de Ville. The Sancroft Senior Consultant takes a look at the potential impacts and offers advice as to how UK food and beverage industries should respond.
Academics from the Centre for Food Policy at City, University of London have suggested the formation of a new, cross-government committee on food decision making to better coordinate policy during and beyond COVID-19.
Dr David Acheson, MD, President and CEO of TAG, offers revisions to his January predictions and suggests which paths the US and global food industries might follow in 2020 and beyond.