Codex principle on Science

There was discussion on this document which is STILL in draft and not agreed. The issue of Consensus is a thorny issue for Codex. https://www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/codex-texts/procedural-manual/sections/appendix/appendix1/en/ Statements of Principle Concerning the Role of Science in the Codex Decision-Making Process and the…

Academics express concern over conflicts of interest in South Africa

On Board with Nestlé? Academics express concern over conflicts of interest Maverick Citizen: Academic independence https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-11-23-on-board-with-nestle-academics-express-concern-over-conflicts-of-interest/ (Photo: logos-world.net/Wikipedia) By Mark Heywood Follow 23 Nov 2021 1 Academics across the world have been expressing growing concern over what they describe as ‘corporate…

Comments on UK DRAFT DHSC Guidance Notes

FINAL GUIDELINES https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/infant-and-follow-on-formula-and-food-for-special-medical-purposes https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/infant-and-follow-on-formula-and-food-for-special-medical-purposes/commission-delegated-regulation-eu-2016127-supplementing-regulation-eu-no-6092013-guidance   DRAFT DHSC Guidance Notes on Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 (supplementing Regulation (EU) No 609/2013)   16th August 2021 The UK has held a consultation on draft guidance on Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 for…

A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World

The New York Times A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/health/ilsi-food-policy-india-brazil-china.html https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/health/ilsi-food-policy-india-brazil-china.html When the Indian government bowed to powerful food companies last year and postponed its decision to put red warning labels on unhealthy packaged food,…