superfood - granola bar from grains
A study of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) found that 48% of the population view “superfoods” as part of a healthy diet, while 8% are linking risks with their...

Nutri score
In November, voluntary use of the "Nutri-Score" developed in France was approved in Germany. But what about simplified nutrition information for food in the rest of Europe? In November, voluntary...

Tea
Regulation (EU) 2020/2040 now sets maximum levels for certain pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) in certain foods for the first time. Regulation (EU) 2020/2040 now sets maximum levels for certain...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages...The food notes are about the revision of the qs guidelines, antibiotics in veterinary medicine,...

Analysis
We have successfully passed the audit conducted by the National Accreditation Body (ENAC) in accordance with UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for the determination of dietary fiber and fatty acid...

sugar
The laboratory of instrumental tests developed the determination of sugars using the HPLC method and was positively evaluated by the Polish Centre for Accreditation. The laboratory of...

Milchunverträglichkeit
Allergies cannot be cured, so a good food declaration is all the more important for those affected. Allergies cannot be cured, so a good food declaration is all the more important for those...

RASFF
Here you find a retrospective monthly summary of relevant notifications about MRLs exceeded reported in the European Rapid Alert System (RASFF) supplemented with remarkable results found in our own...

Analytics
Here we present a retrospective monthly summary of remarkable results from the residue analysis in fruit & vegetable performed in our own laboratories.   Here we present a retrospective...

Zulassungen
The authorisation for the use of the following active substances will expire sooner than originally decided. As a rule the maximum residue limits are also subsequently reduced to the limit of...

fruit basket
Up-to-date information on changes to MRLs will be compiled here following their publication. However, we do not announce any EU projects of this kind. Up-to-date information on changes to MRLs...

Fraport
The approach to import controls at the EU's external borders has been changed and supplemented by so-called risk profiles. This leads to changes in the regular import controls at Frankfurt airport,...

Best before
The Directorate General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission (DG SANTE) has published the Management Plan on Health and Food Safety, where it describes political priorities and...

Genschere
The European agricultural lobbyists received their Christmas present already in November. The European Food Safety Authority EFSA came to the conclusion that new genetic engineering methods such as...

Best before
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has developed a tool to help food business operators decide when to apply the best before date or use by date to their products. The European Food Safety...

Nutriscore
Nine out of ten consumers in Germany like the new Nutri-Score label, which will enable them to distinguish between healthier and less healthy foods in the supermarket at a glance without having to...

Brexit Flag
The British authorities have already published which labelling requirements will apply to food products that are sold in the UK by EU-based manufacturers after 31.12.2020. The British authorities...

Sojadrink
The Dutch-British food giant not only sees a trend business in the meat and milk alternatives, but also sees a growing future market in the innovative vegetable substitute products The...

Frozen food
Nomad Foods is probably less well known than its brands in the frozen food sector - Iglo and Findus Nomad Foods is probably less well known than its brands in the frozen food sector - Iglo and...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages...This month our short notes are about new EU-Organic law, MRL acrylamide in infant formulae, Human...

Corn
For a few years now in Italy, the ACCREDIA agency has been issuing the RT-11 production certification which regulates the presence of GMO-risk raw materials (soya, maize, rape, cotton and...

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