EU: Byrne reveals Commission plans to boost EU food labelling laws
The European Commission is to propose a new amendment to EU labelling laws, which would ensure that food products packaging carry a full list of foodstuffs used to make compound ingredients. Consumer protection Commissioner David Byrne told a Conference on Nutrition and Health in Europe in Paris: "This new labelling will ensure optimal consumer information about the composition of a food product. It will also provide the necessary information for those consumers who for health or ethical reasons avoid certain ingredients."
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