Regulation & Safety

MEPs oppose GM approvals but Commission will have the final say

Parliament failed to reach the required majority, leaving the decision in the hands of the commission  ©iStock

EU member states yesterday voted against the introduction and renewal of GM grains in Europe but failed to reach a binding majority, leaving the president of the Commission Jean-Claude Juncker to make the final decision.

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Coca-Cola investigating ‘human waste’ claims

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France's food waste ban: One year on

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EFSA to recommend daily intake values for added sugar by 2020

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A 20% sugar cut by 2020? ‘It won’t be possible,’ says FDF

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‘Devastating blow’ for spirits sector in Canada Federal Budget

KBI is seeking to raise the allowed ABV level for kombucha from 0.5% to 1.25%. ©iStock/boyarkinamarina

Kombucha Brewers International aims to set standards for kombucha industry

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Canada sugar drinks levy would save 13,000 lives, say researchers

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Pernod Ricard: Nutritional information for biggest brands

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Alcohol nutrition & ingredients labelling: Can the industry rise to the challenge?

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