Amidst heated debate over nutritional and origin labelling for food products in Europe, the European Commission is now undertaking a public consultation on food labels – covering nutrition and origin,
In September, the European Scientist covered the efforts of governments in both Europe and sub-Saharan Africa to institute tobacco traceability systems in line with World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations. In
The groundbreaking documentary Food Evolution offered the general public a science-based introduction to crop biotechnology, revealing how activists attack it and debunking some of the more pernicious myths about GMOs
Something is happening with Covid-19 that the bungled “yes” 2016 referendum campaign didn’t manage to do: making us feel more European! Since Covid-19 struck China, we knew our turn will
While Nutri-Score is the French government’s candidate for a long-awaited front-of-package (FOP) labelling system that the EU one day hopes to implement across its territory, it is far from the
What is striking about Brexit in general and its impact on science in particular is how it will eventually be judged as pointless. Considerable energy is going to be wasted
While Europeans were indulging in New Year celebrations, debate was growing within the new European Commission. France is once again seeking to impose its Nutri-Score system on other member states.
The European Parliament (EP) is split on whether or not to pass a resolution today that would declare a global climate emergency before a critical UN summit next week. The
While the European Union (EU) has progressively integrated several mechanisms to support the environment, proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020 are unlikely to improve the environmental, economic, and
Environmental pollutants have a large impact on children’s health in Europe, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (1).