Following last year's French Decree backing the voluntary adoption of “Nutri-Score”, now it is time for Belgium to follow the same footsteps. A nutrition declaration is already mandatory in the EU in prepacked foods or products containing nutritional and/or health claims. This nutrition labelling comprises detailed information on the energy value, the amounts of [...]
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We are happy to invite you to our next webinar! Building Scientific Evidence to Support Nutrition & Health Claims by our expert Dr. Heike Stier Date: 27st of September 2018 Time: 3:00pm (GMT+2) – 30 min talk and 15 min Q&A In our next webinar we provide an overview of the current situation of the [...]
a&r’s News Digest – We dedicate this month’s issue to a&r next webinar, “Nutri-Score” labelling system and three new Novel Foods granted EU authorization. […]
Cannabis sativa L. is a plant with multiple faces. Industrial hemp was bred to contain very little tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Under the premise that the THC content does not exceed 0.2 % of the plant and without prejudice to other national regulations, the plant and their parts are accepted food sources in the EU (Novel Food [...]
a&r’s News Digest – We dedicate this month’s issue to Cannabis and short regulatory news. […]
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Scientific Committee published this month a report on the Safety of Vitamins and Minerals in Food Supplements for Ireland. In the absence of maximum levels for vitamins and minerals at the EU level, this report is a guide for the food supplement industry to ensure that the daily [...]
The EU regulation No 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods defines nutrition, health, and risk-reduction claims (NHR claims) as: Nutrition claim: “any claim which states, suggests or implies that a food has particular beneficial nutritional properties due to e.g. nutrient” Health claim: “any claim that states, suggests or implies that a relationship exists [...]
a&r’s News Digest – We dedicate this month’s issue to how claims can influence consumers purchase decisions and the news upper limits for vitamins and minerals in Ireland. […]
PepsiCo Nutrition Greenhouse Europe PepsiCo has just announced the second year of its Nutrition Greenhouse incubator scheme in Europe, an initiative designed to discover and nurture breakthrough brands in the food and beverage sector. This initiative started last year with 8 companies being selected (to learn more about last year’s companies: click here). This program is [...]
a&r’s News Digest – We dedicate this month’s issue to Vitafoods Europe 2018, short news on REFIT, the PepsiCo Nutrition Greenhouse program, and our monthly NutraBusiness Intel. […]