regulatory news

02 Dec 2022
--- Addressing a changing global regulatory landscape for F&B players, Kerry has launched a digital tool designed to support manufacturers in optimizing the nutritional profile of products while being aware of the various... Read More
01 Dec 2022
--- The European Commission (EC)’s proposal for a new EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), published today, will require significant improvements to be workable for food business operators to help achieve... Read More
24 Nov 2022
--- The EU Court of Justice has annulled the European Commission delegated regulation of 2019, which labeled titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a carcinogenic substance by inhalation in certain powder forms. The judges found a lapse of... Read More
17 Nov 2022
--- Upside Foods has become the first company in the world to receive a “No Questions” letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for cultivated meat, poultry or seafood, which means the government food... Read More
16 Nov 2022
--- A proposal by the EU executive branch to prolong glyphosate use across the bloc countries for a year has been rejected. Pesticide Action Network (PAN) “congratulates the courage” of the blocking member states but... Read More
15 Nov 2022
--- Western leaders are moving to secure the safe export of food and fertilizer to the world without hindrance from the Russian conflict in Ukraine. The challenge remains of ensuring that sanctions on Russia target its... Read More
02 Nov 2022
--- Mosa Meat is launching in the Asian market through Singapore, while partnering with local manufacturing organization Esco Aster. The company plans to bring its cultured beef to the city-state market in less than a year.
02 Nov 2022
--- A Bill that could spell the beginning of a new British era of precision breeding technologies, including gene editing, is edging closer to fruition, having now passed through the House of Lords.
21 Oct 2022
--- Mealworms and crickets are edging closer to EU plates following the latest round of approvals, as commercialization of alternative products containing protein-packed insects is on the horizon in Europe. According to the... Read More
17 Oct 2022
--- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is gathering feedback from academics and the general public on the evaluation of nitrites and nitrosamines in food and the potential danger. According to the health body, some... Read More
14 Oct 2022
--- Britain is struggling to cope with food regulations more than two years after Brexit, with delays, confusion, regulatory divergence and staff issues dominating the landscape. A shortage of vets to monitor food safety and... Read More
11 Oct 2022
--- Europe’s organic sector has hit back at the EU’s new plans to harmonize green claims and create eco-labels that cover the nutritional, climate, environmental and social aspects of food production.
11 Oct 2022
--- The Colombian government has decided to maintain its legal battle to protect domestic potato farmers against the alleged dumping practices carried out by Belgium, Dutch and German exporters. The government believes that the... Read More
12 Aug 2022
--- Mandatory carbon labeling is seen by many in the F&B industry as a vital tool in the fight against climate change and crucial to consumers understanding the environmental impacts of foods they buy. FoodIngredientsFirst... Read More
10 Aug 2022
--- In a sour move to defend the term “balsamic vinegar of Modena,” Italy is initiating infringement proceedings to monopolize and claim authenticity over its traditional vinegar.“Aceto Balsamico di... Read More
01 Aug 2022
--- The government in Thailand has updated food labeling regulation which forces food firms to declare genetically modified substances (GMO).“The clear assertion ‘genetically modified’ should be declared... Read More
27 Jul 2022
--- As war rages on in Ukraine, the European Commission (EC) has come up with a package of measures designed to increase grain production across the EU and potentially plug the critical trade gap causing food insecurity... Read More
01 Mar 2022
--- Members of the sugar industry are decrying The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)’s recommendation to keep added and free sugars as low as possible, calling it “misleading” for consumers’ sense of... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- The UK government has launched a call for consumers, businesses, academics and NGOs to share ideas that will be used to create a new National Food Strategy (NFS). These views will inform the first major UK food system review... Read More
13 Jun 2019
--- The estimated total intake of phosphates from food may be exceeding the safe level set by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). This is the conclusion following a reevaluation of their safety. EFSA’s scientists... Read More