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Formula milk trials are not reliable, warn experts

Recent trials lack scientific rigour; substantial change needed to protect participants from harm and protect consumers from misleading information

14-Oct-2021

Formula milk trials have a high risk of bias, authors almost always report favourable conclusions, transparency is lacking, and findings are selectively reported, finds a review of evidence from recently published trials in The BMJ today. The researchers say their findings “support the need for a ...

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Copying prohibited: "Oktoberfest" is a protected trademark

17-Sep-2021

After five years of examination by the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the Munich Oktoberfest is now a protected trademark. The office, based in Alicante, Spain, has approved the Munich city council's application for trademark protection for Germany's best-known folk festival. The ...

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Sugary drink consumption plunges in Chile after new food law

13-Aug-2021

Chile’s package of healthy food policies successfully decreased purchases of unhealthy food and drinks during the initial implementation phase, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Chile and the National Institute of Public ...

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Chinese food waste law with fines for over-ordering comes into effect

30-Apr-2021

A Chinese law aimed at preventing food waste has come into force after being passed on Thursday. It means that excessive orders placed with catering services can incur a fine of up to 10,000 yuan (1,545 dollars). Catering services are now also allowed to charge customers a disposal fee if they ...

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EU authority gives green light for products with mealworms

The EU authority pointed out in its study that the protein content is sometimes overestimated.

14-Jan-2021

The European Food Safety Authority has given the green light to new products such as grilled flour beetle larvae and pasta containing parts of these insects. This was announced by the experts of the analytical authority, EFSA for short, in the Italian city of Parma on Wednesday. They presented ...

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Foreign food must not simply look like original

21-Dec-2020

Food from foreign suppliers may not be called the same or look the same as agricultural products with a protected designation of origin in EU states without further ado. The European Court of Justice on Thursday banned products that are so similar in shape and appearance to a product with a ...

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The veggie burger gets to keep its name

EU Parliament rejects ban on meat names for veggie products

26-Oct-2020

It was about the veggie sausage: According to the will of the European Parliament, vegetable meat substitutes should continue to be allowed to bear designations such as "steak", "burger" or other animal-like names. The EU Parliament rejected a corresponding bill on Friday. A compromise draft, ...

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Now it's about the veggie sausage

Veggie products: EU Parliament decides on ban on labelling

23-Oct-2020

On Friday, the European Parliament will vote on a draft law that would ban the use of animal-sounding names for plant-based foods. The possibility for manufacturers to call their meat substitutes soya schnitzel or tofu burgers would be a thing of the past - but the project is viewed with ...

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For bribery: million fine for world's largest meat company JBS

The owners of "J&F Investimentos", Joesley and Wesley Batista, were arrested

19-Oct-2020

The holding company "J&F Investimentos", to which the world's largest meat company JBS belongs, has been found guilty in a US court of having paid more than 150 million dollars in bribes to senior Brazilian government officials over ten years. As part of the settlement agreement with the US ...

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Irish court: Subway bread is not bread at all

The product must be classified as a sweet

05-Oct-2020

Sandwiches sold by the US chain Subway are not bread but candy, according to the highest Irish court. The sugar content clearly exceeds the limits for bread in Ireland, the Irish Supreme Court in Dublin found. This limit is laid down in Irish tax legislation: Basic foodstuffs are therefore exempt ...

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