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 ?!

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