While August has been a quiet month, July has seen some movements as regarding the Farm to Fork Strategy sponsored by the services of the European Commission. An unofficial impact assessment of the strategy has been published during the holidays considering the impacts of the targets on the EU agri-food markets, together with a report […]
NUTRITION & HEALTH : CONSENSUS FOR A NEW ALGORITHM
Over the summer, the scientific committee in charge of NutriScore, the front-of-pack nutritional labelling systems in used in 6 EU countries agreed on changing the algorithm behind the scoring system. The changes concern the calculation of fats and oilseeds, and a specific rule for red meat. On the same front, Italy upgraded the national nutritional labelling, Nutinform, with the digital version of it: an app.
In preparation for the awaited renovation package concerning Food information to consumers (expected to be advanced in the early months of 2023), the Joint Research center published some research on nutritional labelling, origin labelling, alcoholic labelling. These studies will be most likely used as a base for the Commission to draft its legislative proposals.
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