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Monday, July 7, 2014
WTO to rule on US Country of Origin Labelling law
July 7, 2014                                                                           WTO to rule on US Country of Origin Labelling law The World Trade Organisation will rule on USDA's Country of Origin Labelling law, which has started a p ...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Canada announces new halal food labelling regulations
June 17, 2014 Canada announces new halal food labelling regulations The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has unveiled new regulations for the labelling of halal food products which include the naming of the certifying body. The regula ...
Friday, May 2, 2014
Russia enforces new meat processing and labelling regulations
May 2, 2014 Russia enforces new meat processing and labelling regulations Beginning May 1, 2014, new technical regulations on the safety of meat and meat products will come into force across Russia and the Customs Union, and look set to bri ...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
US inspection service to amend rules on veterinary products' labelling
April 22, 2014   US inspection service to amend rules on veterinary products' labelling   In order to provide for the use of a simpler labelling format that would better communicate product performance to the user, the US Animal and Plant H ...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Taiwan tightens chicken labelling rules
April 17, 2014 Taiwan tightens chicken labelling rules Beginning March 1, 2014, Taiwan has required chicken meat sold in retail markets to show labels indicating if the products have been refrigerated or defrosted, with fines of up to TWD1. ...
Friday, April 11, 2014
GMO labelling measures prevent US states from enacting on their own
April 11, 2014 GMO labelling measures prevent US states from enacting on their own   The bill, known as the Safe and Accurate Food labelling Act, would put the US government in charge of overseeing the labelling of foods with genetically mo ...
Monday, March 31, 2014
US Court decides enforcement of country-of-origin labelling
March 31, 2014 US Court decides enforcement of country-of-origin labelling   A US appeals court rejected a challenge by meat producers to a federal regulation that specifies labelling requirements for certain meat products, a move applauded ...
Friday, March 28, 2014
EU countries divided on country-of-origin labelling of meat
European Union (EU) countries remain divided on whether mandatory labelling of the country of origin of meat used as ingredient in processed food products would bring benefits that justify costs. A meeting of EU agriculture ministers in Bru ...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
EU Council discusses organic farming, meat labelling and seafood sustainability
March 26, 2014 EU Council discusses organic farming, meat labelling and seafood sustainability The EU's Agriculture and Fisheries Council's meeting included discussions on harmonising and simplifying rules on organic farming, divergent view ...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
EU to requre origin labelling of unprocessed meat
February 13, 2014 EU to require origin labelling of unprocessed meat   The new EU Regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers now requires mandatory origin labelling of unprocessed meat from pigs, sheep, goats and ...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Members of European Parliament call for stricter origin labelling rules
February 11, 2014 Members of European Parliament call for stricter origin labelling rules Members of European Parliament voted in favour of stricter origin labelling rules for fresh, chilled and frozen meat of swine, sheep, goats and poultr ...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
US meat labelling may trigger trade war
February 4, 2014 US meat labelling may trigger trade war A trade war with Canada and Mexico could start as meat and livestock groups upset that Congress opted in the new farm bill not to back off from mandatory country of origin labelling ( ...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
EU to introduce meat origin labelling in 2015
In order for consumers to know where the meat they buy comes from, the EU intends to introduce origin labelling for pork, poultry, sheep and goat meat that will include information on where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. Acc ...
Friday, December 6, 2013
Chile sets additional labelling requirement for imported meat products
December 6, 2013 Chile sets additional labelling requirement for imported meat products In response to meat labelling, Chile has stipulated additional requirement for eligible poultry, pork and beef products in the country. For poultry prod ...
Friday, December 6, 2013
Marine Harvest, WWF-Norway urge for genetically modified salmon labelling
December 6, 2013 Marine Harvest, WWF-Norway urge for genetically modified salmon labelling The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received an application for approval of genetically modified (GM) salmon for human consumption in the c ...

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