The UK has set up a fraud task force to study how to beef up measures against the trade in illegal food.
Simon Barber, a director at EuropaBio, has issued a withering attack on EC commissioner Dimas' contribution to the ongoing GM conference in Vienna.
Scientists studying chemicals in food have called for more public discussions with consumers and industry on proposed EU legislation.
The current debate about the levels at which the UK's food regulator has set its salt reduction targets misses the point about how healthier eating habits can be achieved.
Wrangling between the UK dairy industry and the country's food watchdog is set to continue over salt slashing targets, after both failed to reach an agreement to cut salt in...
UK processor Dairy Crest has been fined £17,000 after food hygiene authorities found mouse droppings on bottles of milk and packs of cheese at one of its distribution depots.
The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) met with key industry players yesterday ahead of the anticipated launch of new salt targets.
A scientific organisation has certified analysis kits for testing water soluble vitamins in foods.
Like its counterparts across the EU, the UK's food regulator has started inspecting meat plants, threatening to close those that do not comply with the bloc's new hygiene laws.
A draft guidance on the processing of most fresh-cut fruits and vegetables sets out standards producers should follow in reducing food safety hazards.
The European Commission has issued a series of comments on proposed changes to the UN's international food safety standards on such issues as labelling and microbiological risk.
EU approval of the genetically modified (GM) maize 1507 paves the way for grain and processed products with the GM trait to be imported in all 25 EU countries.
The EU's poultry association has joined in the criticism of the European Commission for approving the vaccination of poultry flocks in the Netherlands and France.
Europe's food safety authority is holding a high level meeting with scientists this Wednesday to discuss the future development of Genetically Modified (GM) food within the bloc.
The EU's food safety regulator has published an action plan to prevent foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease from entering the bloc again, calling for more controls on the import of animals, meat...
Regulations on traceability and food safety are driving Europe's food companies towards automation and control networked systems, a new study says.
The WTO ruling backing the US, Canada and Argentina in their efforts to open Europe up to genetically modified (GM) food has been dismissed as 'irrelevant'.
Food law experts at Eversheds have warned that the adoption of an industry standard for nutritional information looks increasingly unlikely.
The European Commission has set maximum levels for dioxins and PCBs in food as fears grow in three EU countries, where pig and poultry feed was found to be contaminated...
The European Commission proposes to create a special "animal welfare" label for meat and fish products.
In a bid to help food companies understand the EU's complex new food safety hygiene rules, the European Commission yesterday published three guidance documents on the regulations.
EFSA has expressed serious concern that the EU's proposed budget cut could seriously undermine food safety in Europe.
Recent regulatory measures by Italy againstimported wheat, chocolate and poultryhave raised questions over whether the country isusing the EU's food safety and labelling laws tobatter down foreign competition.
EFSA has concluded that rapeseed oil high in unsaponifiable matter as a novel food ingredient is safe for human consumption under specified conditions of use.
Europe's food safety regulator says it is underfunded and might have to start collecting fees from companies for its work.