10 April 2004
The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has forced the ill-conceived Nutrition and Health Claims Regulations back to the drawing board.
21 March 2004
While most of the industry has been buried in the Food Supplements Directive, the EU is pushing through a Directive that has at least the same sort of devastating impact again. EU citizens: please write to your MEPs
10 October 2007
The EU Novel Foods Regulations (1997), initially brought into force as a protection against GM foods entering the market without sufficient safety testing, is now being used as the tool with which superfoods from indigenous cultures are being discriminated against within the EU. Today's story in The Times (UK) tells how Goji berries, a completely natural nutrient dense superberry eaten for centuries in China and other parts of Asia, is due to be removed from the shelves on 23rd March 2007, if proof of sale in any EU Member State before 1997 cannot be shown.
02 - 03 April 2017
This trade only event sees thousands of professionals come together over two days, and it's a great opportunity to stock up on the best choice of quality natural, organic, Fairtrade, sustainable, ethical, free-from, eco and healthy-living products for your customers. Keep your shelves stocked with the latest innovations and stay up-to-date with evolving natural trends. NOPE has three distinct show sections, Natural Beauty & Spa, Natural Food Show, and Natural Health & Natural Living Register for your free trade pass today! Dr Robert Verkerk will be speaking on Monday 20th April in the Natural Products talks theatre at 10:00 am for 20 mins. Pathways to safe innovation in an increasingly regulated market EU and national regulations on ingredients, dosages and claims are putting innovation in the natural products sector on hold. But not for everyone. There is a silver lining - and some companies are exploiting this to great effect. Drawing on his wide experience as an industry opinion leader and consultant, both in the EU and US, Rob Verkerk PhD will help you find pathways for natural product innovation that are largely impervious to regulation. Come and see ANH-Intl on stand number E45!
19 June 2019
Calling all 5G activists; Brexit hands pesticide control to politicians; Trump weakens GM regulations; EU grants patents on animal-rearing; Small farms more productive
17 January 2018
Why we need to look at the big picture as the EU's revised Novel Food Regulations come into force
31 July 2019
GcMAF witch hunt continues; Biotech bullies strongarm EU; Brazil’s pesticide regulations; CBD markets under attack; You really are what you eat!; NHS to offer DNA testing; 5G harms reported in Geneva
12 May 2006
Dutch author, journalist and supplement company CEO gives keynote speech to Oxford University European Affairs Society
21 April 2010
85% of EU animal feed contains unlabelled GM or GMO material
28 May 2014
Campaigners and cancer-stricken lawyer unite for constitutional challenge to protect availability of natural health products