The health logo, more commonly known as Nutriscore, developped by the French authorities to provide a ranking to foods in terms of their relative nutritional quality has been restricted by the district court of Hamburg in Germany.
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) found a number of claims for a chocolate named esthechoc to breach the rules on the use of nutrition and health claims.
Viet Nam issued Draft Circular on Management and Use of Food Additive.
The Viet Nam Food Administration (VFA) submitted Notification to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), which they target to implement this circular by 15 December 2018. This circular is to replace the current Food Additives regulations Circular No 27/2012/TT-BYT.
On April 27, 2018， the National Health and Sanitation Commission issued a letter regarding the solicitation of the management advice on 9 kinds of substances such as Codonopsis that are both foods and traditional Chinese medicines materials.
With the recent entry into force of the new novel food Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2015/2283) on 1 January 2018, the European Food Safety Authority has published a guidance on the presentation of new applications