Call for transformational change in food industry
Justin King has spoken at the 50th meeting of the Food Ethics Council, at which a report containing reflections on the food industry from a number of senior opinion formers was published ‘Food: All things considered’.
The ASA has partly upheld a detailed complaint from the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority regarding promotion of e-cigarettes on the ‘Hubbly Bubbly’ web site. Another example of official agencies referring matters for which they are responsible to ASA.
DEFRA has published guidance to compositional and labelling requirements for foods where supplementary requirements to FIR apply.
Friends of the Earth defend position on GM food and feed
Following media criticism of the anti-GM campaign, Friends of the Earth have published a detailed statement of its position including links to key research and documents on which it relies.