Nutri-Score: adapted Algorithm
Since 2020, the Nutri-Score can be used in Germany as a voluntary, additional labelling element. The five-level colour and letter scale represent a simplified nutrition declaration. This year, the steering committee of the so-called COEN countries (Countries officially engaged in Nutri-Score) agreed to proposals for adjustments regarding the calculation of the Nutri-Score.
What changes with the revised European Contaminants Regulation?
Contaminants were one of the main causes of food recalls last year.
Whether naturally occurring contaminants such as mycotoxins and pyrrolizidine alkaloids or process contaminants such as acrylamide, 3-MCPD and MOSH/MOAH - the variety of contaminants is immense and the detection of potential sources of entry is a challenge for food business operators.
Food Fraud - How do you protect your food?
For food operators, the procurement of safe raw materials in sufficient quantities is currently a challenge. Due to geopolitical and pandemic crises and the resulting crop failures and supply shortages, the global supply chains pose particular risks for food fraud.
Allergen Management: Implementing new regulations correctly - we support you!
Effective allergen management is essential for safe food. It protects you from public product recalls and the associated damage to your company's image as well as financial losses.
Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 has been amended by Regulation (EU) 2021/382 to include additional obligations for allergen management.
Comply your products the legal maximum levels for inorganic arsenic and total arsenic?
Until now, only maximum levels for inorganic arsenic in rice and rice products were regulated in the EU. At the beginning of March, new maximum levels for inorganic arsenic for various product groups such as baby food, fruit juices and fruit nectars as well as a new maximum level for total arsenic in salt were published in Regulation (EU) 2023/465.