CodexConsultations: Follow-on Formulas, Ready to Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF)

Letter from Codex Secretary to CCPs May_2020.  This letter outlines the plans for continuing codex work ____________________________________________________________________________ Codex  Consultation:  Deadline 10th June 2020 Review of the Follow-up Formula Standard DEADLINE 10th June  (CXS156 – 1987) Responses to this Consultation Paper…

EAT-Lancet Commission’s report on sustainable health and planetary boundaries

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/unhealthy-diet-bigger-killer-than-tobacco/articleshow/68759153.cms   https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/03/science/diet-vegetables.html      I attended the debate on the EAT-Lancet Commission’s report on sustainable health and planetary boundaries on 20th February  2019.  The report recommends radical changes to a low meat/high veg diet and more sustainable, extensive farming…

UN/WHO panel in conflict of interest row over glyphosate cancer risk

UN/WHO panel in conflict of interest row over glyphosate cancer risk https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/17/unwho-panel-in-conflict-of-interest-row-over-glyphosates-cancer-risk Chairman of UN’s joint meeting on pesticide residues co-runs scientific institute which received donation from Monsanto, which uses glyphosate A UN panel that on Tuesday ruled that glyphosate…

England, NI and Wales: Improvement Notices introduced today to enforce EU formula and baby food marketing rules – companies face criminal charges for non compliance

Baby Milk Action press release 20 July 2016 The UK Government and devolved authorities have today introduced Statutory Instruments updating formula and baby food marketing laws in line with new EU regulations. Although the Regulations fall far short of international minimum standards repeatedly…

European Parliament votes for big reductions in sugar in baby foods and prohibitions on labelling at too early an age.

CLICK HERE for the new DELEGATED ACTS Click Here for BMJ article. bmj.i553.full PRESS RELEASE European Parliament votes for big reductions in sugar in baby foods and prohibitions on labelling at too early  an age.  20th January 2016 European Parliament, Strasbourg    …