Food industry news of the week - UK sugar tax, UK industry and Brexit, US and GMOs, France and palm oil
The UK government's plan for a tax on sugary drinks surprised the market this week - and left the food sector pondering whether it would be next for fresh intervention. Meanwhile, the country's food industry association revealed it wants the UK to stay in the EU. In France, the country's lower house passed a proposal to up the tax on palm oil. And in the US, a bill wanting federal voluntary GMO labelling was blocked in the Senate.
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