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Friday, March 29, 2013
Chinese authorities accuse milk firm on mislabelling
March 29, 2013 Chinese authorities accuse milk firm on mislabelling The Chinese partner of Hero Group has been accused of deliberately mislabelling milk powder and a senior employee has been detained. Authorities in Suzhou in eastern China, ...
Friday, March 15, 2013
UK approves GM food labelling body
March 15, 2013 UK approves GM food labelling body The UK's first certification body, for the labelling of non-genetically modified (GM) foods, has been approved in a decision which is likely to benefit UK GM-free meat producers. Cert ID Eur ...
Monday, March 11, 2013
Canada may retaliate on US' new, restrictive meat-labelling rules
March 11, 2013 Canada may retaliate on US' new, restrictive meat-labelling rules In case the US brings in a new, more restrictive trade rule on how beef and pork product exports are labelled, the Canadian government is warning Washington th ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
US and Canada pork producers on agreement over origin labelling
January 30, 2013 US and Canada pork producers on agreement over origin labelling   According to the Manitoba Pork Council, Canadian and US pork producers are on agreement regarding the Mandatory US Country of Origin Labelling. Earlier this ...
Monday, January 21, 2013
New Mexico proposes labelling of bioengineered food
January 21, 2013 New Mexico proposes labelling of bioengineered food   A legislation to amend state law to require the labelling of bioengineered foods was proposed by a New Mexico state senator. New Mexico joins Washington, Oregon and Cali ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
US to comply with WTO ruling for meat labelling
December 5, 2012 US to comply with WTO ruling for meat labelling The US is to comply with an earlier World Trade Organisation ruling, concerning its country-of-origin labeling rules, by May 23, 2013, according to Canada. The WTO ruled on Ju ...
Thursday, November 8, 2012
UK to implement country-of-origin labelling on meat
November 8, 2012 UK to implement country-of-origin labelling on meat The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is implementing the country-of-origin meat labelling within UK, in line with its several food labelling chan ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Monsanto gives additional US$2.89 million to defeat GMO labelling
September 19, 2012 Monsanto gives additional US$2.89 million to defeat GMO labelling An additional US$2.89 million has been given by Monsanto to defeat Proposition 37, which would require labelling of genetically engineered foods in Califor ...
Friday, July 20, 2012
Canada's meat producers win over US on country-of-origin labelling
July 20, 2012 Canada's meat producers win over US on country-of-origin labelling A victory over the US on country-of-origin labelling (COOL) is being celebrated by Canadian beef and pork producers. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) last mo ...
Monday, July 2, 2012
US losses appeal on WTO's meat labelling rule
July 2, 2012 US losses appeal on WTO's meat labelling rule The bulk of its appeal against a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling on meat labelling  had been lost Friday (June 29) by the US, meaning it may have to stop requiring retailers t ...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
India's new GM labelling rule may cause disputes
June 20, 2012 India's new GM labelling rule may cause disputes New rules set by the Indian government for the labelling of genetically modified ( GM) foods may cause fresh disputes. Recently, the Indian Ministry of Consumer Affairs (MCA) is ...
Friday, June 1, 2012
Korea to initiate compulsory labelling for meat products
June 1, 2012 Korea to initiate compulsory labelling for meat products   Korea's Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will initiate compulsory place-of-origin labelling for pork, chicken and kimchi, as meat processors and s ...
Friday, May 25, 2012
USDA initiates new online meat labelling process
May 25, 2012 USDA initiates new online meat labelling process   USDA has initiated the Label Submission Approval System (LSAS) which allows food manufacturers, particularly for meat, to send label applications electronically for approval by ...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Bulgaria to ban improper labelling of food product
April 25, 2012 Bulgaria to ban improper labelling of food product   Bulgaria will ban food products, containing vegetable fat, from being labelled as dairy products. In a Thursday interview, Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, explaine ...
Monday, April 2, 2012
US pleads ruling on country's beef, pork labelling
April 2, 2012 US pleads ruling on country's beef, pork labelling In an appeal that reiterated the arguments that failed to convince the initial panel adjudicating the challenge from Canada and Mexico, the US late last week attacked the two ...

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