Labelling

Shoppers ‘don’t deserve to be hoodwinked’ by false labelling

Shoppers ‘don’t deserve to be hoodwinked’ by false labelling

Shoppers don’t deserved to be hoodwinked by the false labelling of food products, according to the chair of the Monaghan...

May 4, 2018

‘EU should place mandatory limits on trans-fats’

‘EU should place mandatory limits on trans-fats’

The EU should place mandatory limits on industrially-produced trans-fatty acids (TFA) which may increase the risk of certain health problems...

October 26, 2016

Complaints made to EU ombudsman over national dairy origin labelling schemes

Complaints made to EU ombudsman over national dairy origin labelling schemes

The European Dairy Association has written to the EU ombudsman over draft origin labelling plans for dairy products announced by...

September 13, 2016

New rules to come into force in the US as Obama signs GMO labelling bill into law

New rules to come into force in the US as Obama signs GMO labelling bill into law

The US President, Barack Obama, last week signed into law a GMO labelling bill which will require food which contains...

August 4, 2016

Final ruling clears way for new French country of origin labeling laws

Final ruling clears way for new French country of origin labeling laws

New French laws on country of origin labeling cleared the last hurdle this week and will come into force next...

August 1, 2016

Origin labelling of dairy and meat ingredients in foods mandatory from January in France

Origin labelling of dairy and meat ingredients in foods mandatory from January in France

The European Commission has decided to allow France to introduce a two-year trial period for the mandatory labelling of origin for...

July 12, 2016

‘Customers have the right to know that their food is labelled authentically’

‘Customers have the right to know that their food is labelled authentically’

Customers have the right to assure themselves that the food they consume is labelled authentically,” according to the Minister for...

July 3, 2016

Renewed calls for mandatory labelling of milk and meat products

Renewed calls for mandatory labelling of milk and meat products

Country of origin labelling should be made mandatory for meat and milk, MEPs have once again reiterated in a non-binding...

May 13, 2016

Labelling Northern Irish food as Irish may be ‘misleading to consumers’

Labelling Northern Irish food as Irish may be ‘misleading to consumers’

Labelling food produced in Northern Ireland as ‘Irish’ may be misleading to consumers, according to the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA)....

April 1, 2016

Complaints on incorrect food labelling up 10% on 2014

Complaints on incorrect food labelling up 10% on 2014

Some 192 complaints on incorrect information on food labelling were received by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s (FSAI) advice...

February 11, 2016

US repeals country of origin labelling law on beef and pork

US repeals country of origin labelling law on beef and pork

The US has repealed its law on the country of origin labelling requirements for beef and pork products. All imported and domestic...

January 6, 2016

Have your say on country of origin labelling of non-prepacked meat

Have your say on country of origin labelling of non-prepacked meat

Farmers, processors, retailers and consumers can have their say when it comes to country of origin labelling rules to non-prepacked meat,...

July 15, 2015

‘Voluntary dairy labelling the most suitable solution’ – Commission

‘Voluntary dairy labelling the most suitable solution’ – Commission

Voluntary labelling rules regarding country of origin on dairy products seem to be the most suitable solution to the issue...

May 24, 2015

What does ‘natural’ or ‘traditional’ mean on food labels? New guidelines issued by FSAI

What does ‘natural’ or ‘traditional’ mean on food labels? New guidelines issued by FSAI

New guidelines on food labelling have been issued by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), which it says will...

May 14, 2015