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PLANNED EU RULING MAY REGULATE TATTOO INKS FOR THE FIRST TIME TO AVOID HEALTH RISKS

While today 12 out of every 100 Europeans are tattooed or have some sort of permanent cosmetic treatment, experts are increasingly concerned that these skin colouring agents may contain hazardous substances, known or suspected to have adverse health effects causing cancer, allergies or mutations.…

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FINNISH FAST FOOD CHAIN HESBURGER TAKES ON THE CHALLENGES OF EAST EUROPEAN MARKETS

Turku-based Hesburger is now building sales in Belarus, having announced it would move into this country in 2017. This follows launches in Ukraine in 2015, and Bulgaria in 2016. Having branched abroad into Estonia first in 1996, now has 207 overseas outlets in eight countries (also including Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, as well as Germany, close to 271 it has in Finland.…

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TRADE WAR OR NOT, CHINA SEEKING ALTERNATIVES TO US SOYBEANS

The US and China at the G20 meeting in early December settled for a 90-day suspension of their bilateral trade war including a halt to any additional tariffs, but sourcing patterns are not going to become business-as-usual any time soon for China’s soybean sector.…

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FOOD MANUFACTURERS UNHAPPY WITH NEW INDIAN REGULATIONS ON FOOD MARKETING AND LABELLING

THE FOOD Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued new regulations controlling advertising and label claims for food products that restrict the use of words and phrases such as ‘natural’, ‘fresh’, ‘original’, ‘traditional’, ‘authentic’, ‘genuine’ and ‘real’. Detailed technical guidance is included within the regulation setting out the manufacturing process that must be followed for such terms to be used to promote these foods.…

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TUNISIAN TEXTILE INDUSTRY PREPARES TO RAISE SALARIES TO IMPROVE CONFIDENCE IN EMPLOYEES AND THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET.

THE TUNISIAN Textile and Garment Federation (FTTH) on Thursday (Dec 20) signed final papers agreeing a process of salary increases over the next two years with the country’s National Labour Union (UGTT) giving textile and garment industry managers the chance to encourage productivity by giving their workers financial stability.…

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CLEANING CHILLED PORK CUTS BY DIPPING IN LACTIC ACID SOLUTIONS IS MORE EFFECTIVE THAN WATER TREATMENT - EFSA

DIPPING chilled pork cuts with lactic acid is more effective in reducing microbiological contamination than cleaning with water, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded. The European Union agency has also concluded in an expert opinion that meat treated in this way is safe for consumers to eat.…

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CHINESE PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT MARKET MATURES AS ONLINE SALES BOOM

It is hard to avoid either a cosmetics store or an advertisement for one in Chinese cities today. A mind-boggling wave of new retailers set up by investment firms to cash in on the cosmetics and personal care boom are eagerly seeking franchisees around the country.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP - RETALIATORY DUTIES ON USA CONFECTIONERY AND INGREDIENTS EXPORTS CHALLENGED AT WTO

THE WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has approved establishing disputes settlement panels ruling sought by the USA on whether retaliatory duties imposed by the European Union (EU), Canada, China, and Mexico on US confectionery and sweet bakery and associated ingredient exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, break WTO rules.…

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NEW BREXIT WITHDRAWAL DEAL COULD CREATE NON-UK NATIONAL FOOD REGULATOR FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

THE DRAFT UK/European Union withdrawal agreement released yesterday (Wednesday, November 14), could create separate national food regulators for Northern Ireland that are based in a remaining EU member state. A technical annexe to the deal says that “national reference laboratories” with responsibility for advising on a wide range of food legislation in Northern Ireland “shall not be read as including the reference laboratory in the United Kingdom”.…

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NEW BREXIT WITHDRAWAL DEAL COULD CREATE NON-UK NATIONAL FOOD REGULATOR FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

 

THE DRAFT UK/European Union withdrawal agreement released yesterday (Wednesday, November 14), could create separate national food regulators for Northern Ireland that are based in a remaining EU member state. A technical annexe to the deal says that “national reference laboratories” with responsibility for advising on a wide range of food legislation in Northern Ireland “shall not be read as including the reference laboratory in the United Kingdom”.…

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