MoniQA Conference Report: Food Fraud Prevention and Effective Food Allergen Management (Bari, 26 – 27 Jan 2017)

Notes of meeting by Michael Walker, LGC, UK (see bio at the end of the article). This was a two part meeting with day one on food fraud and day two on food allergen management. Food Fraud In the opening lecture of the conference Michael Walker in a talk ‘Food detectives: what it takes to … Continue reading MoniQA Conference Report: Food Fraud Prevention and Effective Food Allergen Management (Bari, 26 – 27 Jan 2017)

QeA to EU Commission – Protecting coeliac consumers and gluten-free logos

Question for written answer to the Commission Giovanni La Via (PPE) - 18th February 2016 Subject:  Products containing gluten: protecting coeliac consumers Coeliac disease is an auto-immune disorder that affects 1% of the European population, in which the immune system can cause malabsorption and increases the risk of nutrient deficiencies, anaemia and osteoporosis, given that … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Protecting coeliac consumers and gluten-free logos