The EU has issued data it claims will play down fears that the abolition of milk production quotas in 2015 could flood markets with cheap milk and drive some producers to the wall.In a food commodity forecast...

UK organic food makers have launched a marketing campaign they hope will improve consumer understanding of the sector and boost sales.The three-year “Why I Love Organic” campaign, launched...

Any attempt to evade the EU ban on battery cages for laying hens due to take effect in January 2012 must be resisted, says a European Parliament resolution approved on Thursday. Animal welfare must be...

Food manufacturers in the EU may have to note the origin of certain ingredients on labelling, under a new proposed EU food marketing standards system.The European Commission on Friday (10 December) tabled...

All lamb, pork and poultry sold in the EU will have to carry country-of-origin labels, according to an “informal” deal struck by member states. Health ministers from the EU member states will...

Italy has broken EU regulations on labelling chocolate, a court in Luxembourg ruled yesterday (25 November).The European Court of Justice has ruled that consumers in Italy are being misled by local legislation...

The head of Europe’s leading consumer watchdog has said mandatory EU labelling information has become so complex and detailed even she cannot understand it.Speaking at the CIAA Congress in Brussels...

Results of an independent investigation launched this weekend have revealed a complex international black market in East Atlantic bluefin tuna worth an estimated $4 billion, with many cases of quota violation,...

The European Union’s Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has called for a significant cut in catches of East Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean and East Atlantic, ahead of the...

The French and Brazilian governments have forged an unusual European-emerging market alliance, calling for increased co-ordination among G20 states during food supply crises, and tighter regulation of...