EU Study on Food Waste and Date Marking published

The EU Commission is publishing a study which estimates that up to 10% of the 88 million tons of food waste generated annually in the EU are linked to date marking. The study was commissioned with a view to map how date marking is used in the market by food business operators and control authorities. The … Continue reading EU Study on Food Waste and Date Marking published

QeA to EU Commission – Date of minimum durability on olive oil

The following Q&A with the EU Commission clarifies the EU position on the issue. Italy is imposing 18 months as maximum "best before" for olive oils, but the Commission is asking to amend the national legislation. If an olive oil will be too "old" and will lose its organoleptic properties (i.e. high levels of peroxides … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Date of minimum durability on olive oil