A European Parliament decision to grant greater public access to industry data on new food additives, pesticides and genetically modified organisms has been welcomed by ..
News 17 Apr 2019
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy,2019 European Elections
A group of MEPs representing most of the European Parliament’s mainstream parties has signed a pledge to work towards developing the EU’s circular economy during ..
News 16 Apr 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
European scientists have detected nine types of microplastics in stool samples from a worldwide sample of subjects, in the first study of its kind. ..
News 23 Oct 2018
Permission would be needed to use or market one of Europe’s most widely-used organic chemicals, alongside 17 others, under plans published on Wednesday by the ..
News 6 Sep 2018
An environmental campaign group has reiterated its call for the EU to issue a full ban on bisphenol A in food packaging after the publication ..
News 9 Mar 2018
- Waste & Resources,Products
The lack of EU legislation for certain food contact materials has led to “diverging” national rules with potential impacts on food safety and trade, European ..
News 20 Jan 2017
Environment MEPs have called on the European Commission to confirm criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals to address risks posed by their presence in food ..
News 25 May 2016
Most EU member states have backed calls to develop specific restrictions for contaminants in food contact materials, a recent European Parliament survey has found ..
News 13 May 2016
- Waste & Resources,Packaging,Packaging
Member states must tighten controls over producers and importers of food contact materials, according to the MEP leading a review of industry rules ..
News 3 May 2016