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French Senate report calls for junk-food tax

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • France
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  • March 31 2014

A French Senate Committee has issued a report, "Taxation and Public Health: Evaluation of Behavioral Taxation," urging lawmakers to implement a

Victoire for Nutella fans

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
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  • November 16 2012

France’s National Assembly has reportedly rejected a proposed tax on palm oil that appeared to be a go earlier in the week

New soft drink tax takes effect in France

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 13 2012

The Constitutional Council of France recently approved a tax on sweetened soft drinks to combat the health care-related costs of obesity

French food agency to broaden aspartame study

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
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  • April 8 2011

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) has reportedly reassessed the nutritional benefits and risks of intense sweeteners, confirming that two new studies "provide no sufficient scientific basis for a toxicological re-evaluation of aspartame."