Food supplements, Corona
On the Internet, unscrupulous business people are currently promoting "miracle cures" to strengthen the body's defences against corona virus. On the Internet, unscrupulous business people are...

desert
The report aims to identify the possible impacts of anticipated changes in the climate on food security and its control at all stages of the food chain. The report aims to identify the possible...

nutri score
From now on the "Maggi" dry soup range will bear the Nutri-Score traffic light symbol on the front. From now on the "Maggi" dry soup range will bear the Nutri-Score traffic light symbol on the...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages...Regarding: Monitoring of residues of veterinary medicinal products, country of origin or place of...

gluten free
This determination is necessary to obtain the European certification under the “European Barbed Spike License System (ELS)” aimed at Agri-food industries, which authorizes the use of the...

coriander
Perchlorate: New maximum levels envisaged from 01.07.2020 Chlorate: Agreement on new EU MRLs   Perchlorate: New maximum levels envisaged from 01.07.2020 Chlorate: Agreement on new EU...

Pesticide
Fenamiphos: It is planned not to renew the authorisation for the nematicidal active substance. According to EFSA, there are concerns for health risks and potential groundwater contamination by...

Hygiene
EN: Due to the strong spread of the novel coronavirus "SARS-CoV-2", disinfectants are increasingly used. Due to the strong spread of the novel coronavirus "SARS-CoV-2", disinfectants are...

safe food - food safety
EFSA will enforce the reduction of MRLs for all products by autumn 2020 Here is a literal extract from an answering letter by DG SANTE of EFSA to a joint letter by FoodDrinkEurope, in this matter,...

Cookie
In the nationwide monitoring plan 2018, increased levels of shigatoxin-forming Escherichia coli (STEC) were detected in flour samples. The BfR has issued a statement in this context.   In the...

Soldier Fly
Food technologists from the University of Ghent in Belgium are experimenting with alternative food sources. The current focus is on insects. The crawling animals or their larvae are not only...

Free from icon
For people suffering from food-related allergies, proper labelling of allergenic ingredients on food labels is vital.   For people suffering from food-related allergies, proper labelling of...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages regarding "new genetic engineering: Setback for supporters", "Food Supplements", "Studies on the...

Fruit and Vegetables
The Regulation (EU) 2020/192 comes into force on 4.3.2020 and provides for the following amendments, which apply from 4.9.2020 with the exception of citrus fruits, kiwis, bananas, pineapples and...

cup of coffee
AGROLAB LUFA participated in the Proficiency Test (PT) EURL-PC PT-2019-03 Furan, 2-methylfuran and 3-methylfuran and acrylamide in coffee organised by the EU Reference Laboratory for Processing...

Kurkuma
The Advisory Board on the Quality of Botanical Supplements has created a consensus paper to clarify how experts can examine the quality, safety and efficacy of turmeric supplements.                 ...

food store
From April 1, 2020, the implementing regulation (EU) No. 2018/775 with concrete provisions for mandatory information on the origin of so-called primary ingredients will apply.                       ...

oil
Two toxic non-volatile aldehydes, 4-hydroxy-2-hexenal (HHE) and 4-hydroxy-2-nonenal (HNE) as undesired by-products after thermal processing of vegetable oils high in unsaturated fatty acids raise...

baby food
The new EU food law, which aims to further restrict the advertising and marketing of infant formula and food for special medical purposes, came into force on 22 February.                            ...

Ginger
In accordance with EU Regulation 2018/62 "Restructuring of product types", ginger (Zingiber officinale) is reclassified from the category of spices (code 0800000) to the category of vegetables (code...

Pestizide
It concerns chlorpyrifos- methyl, chlorpyrifos and thiacloprid. The "STOP" for chlorpyrifos- methyl and chlorpyrifos came expected, but surprisingly without a transitional period. Thiachloprid...

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