All news articles for February 2016

'A single database could greatly simplify mutual recognition, with a single portal for consumers, businesses and authorities across the EU,' says consultant. © iStock.com / Sveta615

Should EU mimic US supplement label database?

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

A US trade group has made moves to increase transparency and traceability in the supplement market by requiring all its members to submit product labels. Should the EU be considering similar action?

The Chipotle case highlights the legal minefield over non-GMO claims

California judge tosses Chipotle GMO labeling lawsuit

What does non-GMO mean? It depends on the consumer, says judge in Chipotle lawsuit

By Elaine WATSON

A California federal court has dismissed a high-profile lawsuit alleging Chipotle falsely advertised its food as non-GMO. And while it has given the plaintiff leave to amend her suit, it has made it clear she will have to come up with a stronger argument...

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White House calls for microbiome science support

By Stephen Daniells

Industry stakeholders have expressed their support and excitement at a recent White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) national call to action for new public and private commitments to support microbiome science.

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