QeA to EU Commission – Allergy to apples ?!

In EU, as well as in USA and other countries with different allergens requirements (e.g. Japan), the choice of the legislator is to specifically consider as "allergens" - for labeling purposes - only the so called "major allergens": substances which account for the major % of food allergies found in the local population.  It could … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Allergy to apples ?!

Written Q&A to EU Commission – Organic labeling and counterfeiting

Question for written answer to the Commission Rule 130 Nicola Caputo (S&D) 3rd September 2014 Subject:  Labelling of organic foods and counterfeit products As demand for organic and protected geographical indication (PGI) products rises dramatically, the quantity of fraudulent products on the market is rising with it: hundreds of products are being passed off as … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Organic labeling and counterfeiting