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

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”).