The Confederation of Food and Drink Industries of the EU (CIAA) today released its annual data and trends publication. This year’s Data & trends for the European Food and Drink Industry revealed...

You may think otherwise but there is optimism in organic at the moment.After the recession whacked organic sales of the UK (down almost 13% last year), you would have thought there would have been a downbeat...

The EU Council of Ministers has ruled that dairy manufacturers cannot use labels that claim that their products strengthen children’s teeth.Formally accepting a European Commission decision, ministers...

The new EU Agriculture Commissioner gave the first clear indication on Friday (26 March) that he supports scrapping restrictive EU dairy production quotas in 2015. The recent appointment of Romanian Dacian...

Consumer lobbyists in Europe have criticised EU politicians for not helping shoppers choose healthier food after Brussels said that it would not push for the mandatory use of traffic-light labels. Earlier...

European politicians have voted against imposing traffic-light nutrition labels on foodstuffs sold across the EU. Members of the European Parliament, sitting on the European Parliament’s Environment...

The European Union has thrown its weight behind a ban on international trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna. Member states have agreed to back a ban during next week’s meeting of the Convention on International...

The European Commission today proposed that the European Union should press for a ban on international trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna, to enter into force within the next year. European Environment Commissioner...

¬†Australian producer The Chia Company has applied to the UK Food Standards Agency for an opinion on the ‘equivalence’ of their chia seed to be used in bread products in the EU.¬† Their chia...

The European Union has granted Australia market access to its new EU Tariff Quota for high quality beef. The duty-free quota, which first became available in August last year, provides for an additional...