The European Council and the European Parliament have reached an agreement to update the rules for organic production in the European Union after years of discussion. The European Commission said the updated...

Despite indications the poll would be close, the London financial community has been dumbfounded by the decision of a majority of British voters to leave the European Union (EU). However, advocates of...

The Europe Union (EU) is not quite following the Australian lead on new tobacco legislation with its new regulations which came effect on 20 May 2016. Rather than following the Australian laws which introduced...

The European Union (EU) is to set aside the equivalent of approximately AUD$365 million annually to promote healthy eating to school children. Meanwhile, Australian governments are lagging behind. Approved...

The European Commission (EC) on 7 October 2015 published an update on an evaluation of issues on nutrition and health claims regulations.   The evaluation considers two specific areas of the EU’s...

Alcoholic drinks should state calorie content, says European Parliament Plans for labelling the calorie content of alcoholic beverages should be tabled by the European Commission at the latest in 2016,...

Gut and immune function health claims guidelines for EU updated The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched an open consultation on its updated draft Guidance on the scientific requirements...

New UK food allergen labelling rules for UK restaurants New EU food labelling laws have been introduced in the UK, requiring restaurants and takeaway outlets to tell customers if any of the main 14 food...

EFSA rejects French attempt to ban GMO corn crops in EU Following a request from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected attempts by France to prohibit the cultivation...

UK consumers willing to try eating insects if marketed well, Canadean Insects are being touted as the healthy, sustainable food source of the future, but will consumers willingly dine on bugs? Global market...