Strategic advice on nutritional products
May 29, 2009
Four key proposals long anticipated by the food sector will not be adopted before the summer, international food and nutrition policy consultancy EAS has said.
May 13, 2009
Lack of consensus among EU Member States and internal opposition over the European Commission’s proposal for a nutrient profiling scheme has led the issue straight to the cabinet of Commission President José Manuel Barroso.
April 29, 2009
Head of the European Commission’s food law, nutrition and labelling unit Basil Mathioudakis will join the panel of guests at next week’s Vitafoods International Discussion Forum in Geneva.
April 24, 2009
A recent Belgian Ministerial Order setting a 200mg maximum daily level for coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone) in food supplements could signal the start of a trend towards higher levels for the ingredient in supplements and foods across the European Union (EU), international food policy consultancy EAS has said.
April 20, 2009
Health claims regulations in Asia for functional foods will be the focus of an upcoming three-hour intensive seminar hosted by international food and nutrition policy consultancy EAS Asia.
April 14, 2009
International food, health and nutrition policy consultancy EAS has appointed Dr Iqmal Abdullah as Regional Manager at its Singapore-based EAS Asia office.
March 18, 2009
The European Commission’s proposal for a nutrient profiling scheme will not be put to a vote this month, meaning the scheme will be delayed until after the new parliamentary elections, international food and nutrition policy consultancy EAS has said.
March 10, 2009
The European Commission’s opinion for no EU harmonisation of substances other than vitamins and minerals used in food supplements has a number of implications for the sector, a food policy consultant has said.
February 27, 2009
The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) timeline for assessing the article 13 list of health claims indicates the adoption of the final article 13 list will be delayed, a food and nutrition policy consultant has said.
February 16, 2009
Food supplement companies hoping to market products containing ingredients
other than vitamins and minerals across the European Union, must ensure their
business strategies take into account national rules now that harmonisation is
unlikely, EAS has said.