Regulation & Safety

MEPs oppose GM approvals but Commission will have the final say

Parliament failed to reach the required majority, leaving the decision in the hands of the commission  ©iStock

EU member states yesterday voted against the introduction and renewal of GM grains in Europe but failed to reach a binding majority, leaving the president of the Commission Jean-Claude Juncker to make the final decision.

Wilmar has been sourcing illegal palm oil from plantations in critically endangered habitats, according to new findings iStock©

Nestlé "very concerned" over deforestation links to Wilmar palm oil

France's law can only ensure 1% of surplus supermarket food is donated ©iStock

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EFSA to recommend daily intake values for added sugar by 2020

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Verduijn’s cheese biscuits have been recalled. Picture: AFSCA.

Dutch waffles and cheese biscuits recalled for mineral oil contamination

IFST has updated its Information Statement on Acrylamide. Picture: EFSA.

IFST updates Information Statement on Acrylamide ahead of EU Commission regulation

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Dutch biscuit bakers produce organic wafers that are BRC certificated.

Verdiujns extends portfolio of BRC-certified wafers

MEPs call on EU to create food quality agency

MEPs call on EU to create food quality agency

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