French Act on Transparency of agricultural and food products – Ban of “animal” terms on plant-based alternatives

On 5th June 2020 France notified to the EU Commission via TRIS system the "Act on the transparency of information on agricultural and food products". France deemed that the measure won't have a significant impact on international trade or the internal market. Therefore, lacking any reference to the mutual recognition principle, we assume it will … Continue reading French Act on Transparency of agricultural and food products – Ban of “animal” terms on plant-based alternatives

Japan – Updates about food allergen labeling

Today we publish the second guest post from our friends in Osaka, Label Bank ! (see link at the end of the article for more info) On July 5, 2019, the CAA announced two critical amendments during the COCC Food labeling section meeting: "Almond has been added to the list of foods recommended to use … Continue reading Japan – Updates about food allergen labeling