Hard times for industrial trans fats: EU upcoming legal limit and FDA moves

The EU Commission recently launched a public consultation on a draft Regulation setting a legal limit for trans fat, other than trans fat naturally occurring in animal fat, in foods intended for the final consumer. The consultation will be open until 1st November 2018 and anybody can participate. The draft Regulation is pretty straightforward and it … Continue reading Hard times for industrial trans fats: EU upcoming legal limit and FDA moves

US – Menu and vending machine calorie labeling rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments and vending machines with 20 or more locations to provide consumers with more nutritional information about the foods they eat outside of the home. The rules are required … Continue reading US – Menu and vending machine calorie labeling rules