Brief overview on the Reg. (EU) n. 1169/2011, also known as FIC (“Food information to consumers”).

Following the requests of many of my "non-EU" readers, I publish a brief recap of the new provisions of the Regulation...and some links to useful resources. As of 13 December 2014, new EU food labeling rules are in force: from this date became applicable the Regulation (EU) n. 1169/2011 on food information to consumers, also known … Continue reading Brief overview on the Reg. (EU) n. 1169/2011, also known as FIC (“Food information to consumers”).

Petition to limit the use of palm oil in backed goods

More than 40.000 people have joined the petition launched a week ago by IlFattoAlimentare.it on Change.org to stop the massive use of palm oil, present in 95% of baked goods. Palm oil is the main fat in almost all the cookies, snacks, sweet and savory snacks. Extensive use of this raw material is due to … Continue reading Petition to limit the use of palm oil in backed goods