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Failure to comply with food colour regulations by importers may give rise to claims of adulteration, misbranding, non-compliance, rejection at the border or recall from the market.
Apr 12 2017
New study suggests that EU and the US companies and consumers have much to gain from closer cooperation on food colouring. How we perceive what we eat and drink is greatly influenced by food's colour, which can be either natural, or enhanced in the production process.
The six winners will be awarded a study trip to the JRC's laboratories in Ispra, Italy.
Apr 10 2017
The JRC Malta Young Scientist Award enables young Maltese researchers to showcase their work and achievements in an international context. The JRC is looking for Maltese scientists under 35 years of age with expertise in research fields linked to the digital economy, air & climate, water and marine resources, migration & demography, health in society or nanobiotechnology. The winners of each category will be awarded a study trip to the JRC's site in Ispra, Italy.
healthy meal
Apr 07 2017
As eating habits form early in life, children and adolescents are one of the major focus groups of the JRC's nutrition and health-related work. On World Health Day, let's take a look at the recent achievements in this area and how this work contributes to healthier school environments
fish boat
Apr 03 2017
Fish stocks in the Mediterranean Sea are deteriorating at an alarming rate. A recent analysis shows that 93% of the assessed fish stocks are overexploited, and a number of them are on the verge of depletion. In addition, the Mediterranean Sea has lost 41% of its marine mammals and 34% of the total fish population over the past 50 years.