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New Food's Sam Mehmet spoke with Katleen Baert from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to gain an understanding of the changing challenges with mycotoxins in Europe and how industry can look to prevent contamination.
The FoodDrinkEurope report covers data, statistics, trends and facts from the whole EU28 food and beverage industry, which is identified by the NACE rev2 codes C10 (food and products) and C11 (beverages).
EU policy on the promotion of agri-food products is designed to help the sector take advantage of the expanding and increasingly dynamic global agri-food market.
Following a positive opinion issued by the EFSA, the European Member States have voted in favour of listing nicotinamide riboside chloride as a novel food ingredient.
With difficulties such as the brown marmorated stink bug hitting the Italian pear market, the supply chain is to gather together to focus on new commercial opportunities for the industry.
Good harvests have reportedly created an imbalance between supply and demand on the EU olive oil market, resulting in a fall in prices. In an attempt to re-balance the market, the European Commission has adopted private storage aid for virgin olive oils.
Researchers have revealed that eight SDHI pesticide molecules sold in France do not just inhibit the SDH activity of fungi, but can also block that of earthworms, bees and human cells in varying proportions.
With research showing a rise in consumers checking nutritional labelling on dairy products for reduced sugar and higher protein content, Will Cowling, Marketing Manager at FMCG Gurus, explores how consumer choices in France are changing.
Planted, which uses technology that can use plant-based ingredients to mimic the fibre structure of various meat types, is to scale-up production.
The European investment aims to enable food manufacturers to create calorie-reduced products with improved nutritional profiles.
The ‘Keeping food in check’ report, published by The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), states that the number of food controls and the resources allocated to them are dwindling across Europe.
The government has published an update to the UK’s temporary tariff regime for a no-deal Brexit, but the FDF's Policy Manager warns that it will be "catastrophic."
The World Trade Organization has approved US levies worth $7.5 billion on EU imports.