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  • UMFHA tells fake manuka honey to buzz off

    The Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association (UMFHA) has developed a system that uses compounds to validate manuka honey as genuine, after a rise in fake manuka honey was sold in UK markets. A new method of authenticating manuka honey using signature compounds has been discovered by UMFHA and Fera Science UK, as they move to […]

  • Retailers call for ‘smart legislation’ on food waste

    European retailers have welcomed a draft EU report on food waste, reiterating its calls for for “smart legislation” that incentivises action to prevent food waste in the supply chain. Croatian Socialist and Democrat MEP Biljana Borzan’s draft report on food waste was endorsed by the European Parliament’s environment and food safety committee (ENVI) this week. […]

  • What’s in a name? Product legality, as UK updates food naming guidance

    The UK’s Department for food, the environment and rural affairs (DEFRA) has updated guidance on food product naming to make the complex and potentially hazardous field more user-friendly for manufacturers. A spokesperson for DEFRA told us naming policies remained unchanged about using brand names, trademarks and other labelling practices. Firms which do not comply with […]

  • EU health claims process comes under fire

    A lack of transparency behind the EU health claims approval process is stifling innovation and proving costly to businesses, the director of a global ingredients firm has claimed. The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) approach to evaluating the scientific evidence of health claims should be better communicated to make it easier for companies to meet […]

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