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EU publishes draft directive allowing member states to ban GMOs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 25 2014

At the request of 13 member states, the Council of the European Union (EU) has adopted a draft directive granting its member states "more flexibility

EU and Southern Africa agree to protect unique food names

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Africa, European Union
  • -
  • July 25 2014

The European Union (EU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC)Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and

EU court advisor issues opinion on obesity as protected disability

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Advocate General Niilo Jääskinen of the EU Court of Justice has issued an opinion in the case of a morbidly obese child-minder in Denmark

EFSA sets ADI for sunset yellow

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 18 2014

After revisiting a prior safety assessment, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has established an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 4 mgkg

EFSA seeks feedback on transparency initiative

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 18 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched an open consultation on a discussion paper titled "Transformation to an Open EFSA," which sets

Court revives and stays ECJ suits

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 11 2014

A California federal court has granted motions to amend the judgment in two cases previously dismissed to accord primary jurisdiction to the U.S

EFSA calls acrylamide “a public health concern”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 11 2014

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) has published a draft scientific opinion on

EFSA issues scientific opinion on pathogens in fresh and frozen berries

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 27 2014

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel on Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ) has issued a scientific opinion on the risk posed by Salmonella

EFSA releases draft opinion on allerginic food ingredient labelling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 9 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a public consultation on a draft scientific opinion evaluating "allergenic foods and food

EU member states criticize “best before” dates

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • May 23 2014

The Netherlands and Sweden have issued a discussion paper arguing that labeling food with "best before" dates results in unnecessary food waste and