News : Regulation, Food & Health

AGEC law: which requirements in 2023?

The law on the fight against waste and the circular economy (AGEC) of 2020 lays down provisions which will be phased in over time. We discuss the ones that will have an impact on the agri-food sector in 2023.

The CFIA Rennes 2023 show

In 2023, the CFIA Rennes will meet you on March 14-15-16 at Rennes Parc Expo. The 1,600 suppliers of the show are divided according to the following sectors: Ingredients & PAI, Equipment & Processes and Packaging & Packaging.

The Dutch Master plan for protein transition

The project named Economically-Powered Protein Transition through Innovation in Chains (EPPIC) has for objectives to increase production and consumption of crops high in protein and consequently to accelerate the protein transition in the Netherlands. The EPPIC project catalyses €2.6 billion in economic activity and contributes significantly to reduce greenhouse gas emission in the country.

DIETECOM 2023, Paris

The Practical Nutrition Days, otherwise known as DIETECOM, organize a benchmark scientific congress on nutrition every year in France. This year DIETECOM 2023 will take place in Paris, at the Grand Rex, Friday March 10, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CBD in the U.S.: Food and dietary supplement status not appropriate

Following an exploration of potential regulatory pathways for cannabidiol (CBD) products by an internal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) working group, the FDA concluded on January 26, 2023, that a new regulatory pathway for CBD is needed to provide the regulatory oversight necessary to manage risk. The Agency is prepared to work with Congress on this issue.

The French International Agricultural Show 2023

As every year, the Paris International Agricultural Show (SIA 2023) opens its doors at Paris Porte de Versailles, to welcome professionals in agriculture, the food industry and the public. The show will take place from Saturday 25 February to Sunday 5 March.

New momentum for the edible insect sector in Great Britain

The publication of a statutory instrument finally allows certain edible insects to be legally placed on the British market.

Total intakes of copper are below new safe level in EU

The EFSA’s Scientific Committee has assessed the exposure to copper from all dietary and non-dietary sources for the first time for this substance. He has concluded that the combined exposure to copper from all sources does not pose health concerns for the EU population.

Agenda of events 2023

Alphitobius diaperinus: the European Commission authorizes an additional edible insect species

Under a new Regulation, lesser mealworm larvae enter the list of authorized novel foods.