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MEPs call on EU to create food quality agency

MEPs call on EU to create food quality agency

By Louis Gore-Langton

Food products sold under the same label continually show inconsistent standards of quality, particularly in Eastern Europe, prompting calls for a new regulatory body in the EU.

A panel held on quality culture - led by Danone and featuring Nestlé. Wegmans, Accenture and Mondelez

dispatches from GFSC 2016 in Berlin

GFSC round-up on Twitter: Reaction from the floor

By Joseph James Whitworth

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) brought together more than 1,000 food safety specialists from 60 countries in Berlin this week.

Sebastian Hielm presenting at GFSC 2016

dispathces from GFSC 2016 in Berlin

GFSC Day 2 round-up: Globalisation and consumer role

By Joseph James Whitworth

Globalisation of the food chain, the attempt to harmonise standards and consumer role were highlighted on the second day of a food safety meeting.

Mike Taylor, deputy commissioner for foods, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) presenting on Day 1

Dispatches from GFSC 2016 in Berlin

GFSC Day 1 round-up: Auditor competence and role of big data

By Joseph James Whitworth

Assurances on auditor competence, using ‘big data’ as part of a proactive system and food fraud featured heavily on the opening day of an international conference.

Picture: Danone. Examples of the firm's products

DISPATCHES FROM GLOBAL FOOD SAFETY, MADRID

Danone Nutricia: The more we know the more we have to solve

By Joseph James Whitworth

Industry development meaning potential food safety hazards are detected more than ever before is leading to a need to know more, according to Danone Nutricia.