Advertising complaints upheld by ASA: The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint in respect of Santander, for failure to show the annual percentage rate of interest in credit advertising View > It has also upheld a complaint in respect of a Soda Stream claim as to the number of plastic bottles saved by its use. View >
Consultation on air quality published: DEFRA has published a consultation on an air quality plan – Closing Date 15 June. View > View > British Heart Foundation > DEFRA has also published a policy paper on clean air zones and clean air framework for England.View >
Avian flu confirmed in Lancashire: DEFRA have confirmed diagnosis of bird flu in a small domestic poultry flock in Lancashire. View >
Phenol limit for toys: EU Directive 2017/774 has set total and migration limits for phenol in toys. View >
London Food Board: Sustain has announced that it has been invited to join a new independent advisory group being set up by the Mayor of London. View > Sustain has also welcomed sign up by Lambeth and Tower Hamlets to a ‘Local Government declaration on sugar reduction and healthy food’. View >
Parliamentary report on food, farming and Brexit: The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee has published a detailed report. View > Sustain >
EU announces steps to improve the single market: EU Dg Growth has announced three initiatives to improve the single market:
- Single point of contact in member states with information in two languages.
- Single market information tool to enable Commission to request information directly from businesses.
- Promotion of the SOLVIT centre information and assistance mechanism. View >
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