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Friday, November 20, 2009
WTO to rule on country-of-origin US food labelling
November 20, 2009 WTO to rule on country-of-origin US food labelling The World Trade Organization will rule on a challenge brought by Canada and Mexico against US regulations requiring country-of-origin labels for food. "The panel was estab ...
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Tesco backs country-of-origin meat labelling
September 22, 2009 Tesco backs country-of-origin meat labelling                               The UK's biggest retailer Tesco backed the country-of-origin meat labelling campaign, aiming to ensure food labels have better information to tell ...
Monday, July 6, 2009
Canada's beef labelling may be misleading
July 6, 2009 Canada's beef labelling may be misleading                                The recall of beef products from JBS Swift Beef Co. in Canada has led to a discovery that a Canadian label does not necessarily mean it's a local product. ...
Friday, June 5, 2009
OTA appeals Ohio decision on dairy labelling
June 5, 2009 OTA appeals Ohio decision on dairy labelling Consumers and organic farmers want truthful messages about the avoidance of synthetic hormones in dairy, according to the Organic Trade Association (OTA). A Federal District Court ru ...
Monday, May 11, 2009
Mexico asks WTO for consultation on US COOL meat labelling
May 11, 2009 Mexico asks WTO for consultation on US COOL meat labelling                                       Mexico said Friday (May 8) it has asked the World Trade Organization for consultations with the US over its country-of-origin labe ...
Monday, March 2, 2009
Australian group urges proper seafood labelling in foodservices
March 2, 2009 Australian group urges proper seafood labelling in foodservices Fish cafes and restaurants should be forced to state clearly on menus the source of their seafood, local prawn and barramundi farmers said. Local seafood farmers ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Australia considers adopting beef labelling law
February 11, 2009 Australia considers adopting beef labelling law Australia is considering adopting a beef labelling bill proposed in the New South Wales Parliament. Mislabellings occur on the domestic market as there are no regulations sto ...
Saturday, February 7, 2009
EU approves compromise rules for animal feed labelling
February 7, 2009 EU approves compromise rules for animal feed labelling The European Parliament on Thursday (Feb 5) approved the compromise negotiated with the EU Council of Ministers on review of animal feed regulations. The compromise saf ...
Friday, January 30, 2009
UK supermarkets face crackdown on meat labelling
January 30, 2009 UK supermarkets face crackdown on meat labelling                                           British government ministers have told supermarkets to stop selling processed food containing cheaper foreign meat with labels sugge ...
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Primo Queensland charged with labelling issues
January 29, 2009 Primo Queensland charged with labelling issues                                  Primo Queensland, a major ham and bacon processor in Australia, is charged with 145 counts of alleged country-of-origin labelling offences, aft ...
Thursday, January 15, 2009
US biotech sector protests over GM-free labelling
January 15, 2009 US biotech sector protests over GM-free labelling                                     US biotech producers are opposing the labelling of food products as "GM-free", saying it gives a misleading idea that GM foods are inferi ...
Monday, December 22, 2008
South Korea starts labelling for pork and chicken
December 22, 2008 South Korea starts labelling for pork and chicken Effective December 22, South Korea will impose a compulsory place-of-origin labelling for pork and chicken. This means meat processors and sellers have to issue receipts id ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Canada seeks WTO consultations on US origin labelling
December 2, 2008 Canada seeks WTO consultations on US origin labelling                                          The Canadian government is asking the World Trade Organization for consultations with the US about recently implemented country- ...
Friday, November 21, 2008
USDA approves rules for organic fish labelling
November 21, 2008 USDA approves rules for organic fish labelling                     The USDA has approved criteria that allow farmed fish to be labelled as "organic". The approved standards allow organic fish farmers to use wild fish as pa ...
Monday, November 17, 2008
UK meat groups urge for improved labelling
November 17, 2008 UK meat groups urge for improved labelling                              The releasing of a new guidance on labelling the country of origin of meats is a step in the right direction but there is still room for improvement, ...

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