The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) cannot give food additive silicon dioxide the safety all clear because it may contain nano-sized particles, and has urged the Commission to change the specifications.
Claims that the US is “sick and tired” of the UK moaning about chlorine-rinsed chicken evoked a strong response from the food and farming alliance Sustain, who insisted the UK is “not going to shut up about it”.
Rising food prices, regulatory uncertainties and challenges from international trade deals post-Brexit will conspire to create a “perfect storm” that threatens to rain on the UK food industry’s parade.
Developments in genetic coding techniques open the doorway to crops that produce higher yields or have positive characteristics, such as drought or pest resistance. The EU regulates the cultivation and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food...