Red food traffic lights more motivational than green: Actionsalt have published details of academic research exploring how consumers respond to traffic light labelling. View >

Irish Public Health Alcohol Bill: The EU Public Health Alliance has praised the Irish Government for introducing a Bill including Minimum Unit Pricing, compulsory nutrition labelling and health warnings, in-store placement regulation and restrictions on advertising, marketing, promotions and sponsorship.View >

Consumer priorities for Dutch EU presidency: EU Consumer organisation BEUC has set out its priorities for the six months of the Dutch EU presidency from 1 January. View >

Codex launch online consultation mechanism:Codex Alimentarius are launching a new consultation system called ‘Please Review’. View >

Tool to help navigate MHRA information: The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency has produced a video to help businesses navigate its information on the .GOV.UK website. View >

Laundry detergent rules: The EU Commission has highlighted safety rules in force 1 January. View >

WHO review of 2015: The World Health Organisation has published a month by month review of health developments during 2015. View >

Events:

FDF Staying on shelf, health 25 Feb. View > 

FSA Novel Foods, Nanotech, Medicines/food. 4 Feb. View >