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Draft French Health bill targets binge drinking and mass-produced food

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • October 24 2014

French Health Minister Marisol Touraine has reportedly proposed a law that would establish standards for ingredient transparency in mass-produced

Organic winemaker faces prison and fine for refusing to spray grapes

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 7 2014

A French organic winemaker has reportedly appeared in court to answer to charges that he defied an official order to spray his vineyard with a

France assesses first year of mandatory nanomaterial reporting

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • December 19 2013

France's Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy (MEDDE) has published an assessment based on the mandatory reporting of

French food safety agency seeks comments about red yeast rice

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • October 31 2013

The French food safety agency ANSES has issued a notice inviting comments about the safety of red yeast rice, an ingredient commonly used in food

French safety agency warns of energy drink risk

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • October 4 2013

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) has released a report that warns of the risks associated with

French president vows to continue ban on GM corn crops

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • August 9 2013

According to news sources, French President François Hollande has said that the country will maintain its prohibition on growing genetically

Victoire for Nutella fans

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • 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

French MEP feeds foie gras furor

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France, USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

French MEP Francoise Castex has reportedly condemned California’s statewide ban on the production and sale of any product that is “the result of force-feeding a bird for the purpose of enlarging its liver beyond normal size,” calling the prohibition on foie gras “a battle for Europe.”

USDA report critical of France’s proposed BPA ban

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France, USA
  • -
  • February 17 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Foreign Agriculture Service recently issued a Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) report concluding that a French proposal to prohibit all food packaging and materials containing bisphenol A (BPA) would “very likely impact and jeopardize U.S. processed and other food exports to France.”

French food agency to broaden aspartame study

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • 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."