UK shoppers understand nutrition labels on food products but may not be motivated enough to use them to buy healthier products, an EU study has claimed. A survey conducted by Aarhus University in Denmark...

Cadbury has said it will continue to use its famous “glass and a half” slogan on packaging and in its marketing despite having to remove the line from the back of packs to meet EU labelling...

The EU’s plans to allow member states to decide on whether they should allow or ban GM crops on a national basis have suffered a setback after a meeting of the bloc’s agriculture ministers...

EU ministers have formally approved negotiations with the Chinese government to strike a wide-ranging bilateral agreement protecting traditional food manufacturers in Europe and China from illicit copies...

The UK’s Food Standards Agency said yesterday it would investigate reports that milk from the offspring of a cloned cow has gone on sale in the country. An anonymous UK farmer told the International...

The European Commission yesterday (13 July) formally proposed giving EU member states the right to ban or allow the cultivation of GM food on their territory.The tabled regulation would preserve the existing...

The latest major food product promotion programme financed by the EU is focusing heavily on healthy foodstuffs – with organic, fruit and vegetable products getting the lion’s share.The European...

The issue of nutrition labelling reared its head last week after the EU’s politicians voted for the food on sale in the region to carry guideline daily amounts and not traffic lights. It’s...

Compulsory country-of-origin food labelling could become mandatory for all meat, poultry, dairy products and other single-ingredient products sold in the EU after it was accepted by the European Parliament...

The European Consumers Association (BEUC) yesterday (27 April) insisted that a pledge to stop advertising junk food to children under the age of 12 throughout the EU needs to go further. Five European...