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Title : “Misleading” labels: BEUC criticizes artisanal marketing, calls for tightened EU rules
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Source : FoodIngredientsFirst
Year : 2018
Link : https://www.foodingredientsfirst.com/news/misleading-labels-beuc-criticizes-artisanal-marketing-calls-for-tightened-eu-rules.html
Country : Europe
Commodity: All Food
Abstract: The European Consumer Organization (BEUC) has accused some food manufacturers of using “misleading tricks” on labels by using certain words and phrases that could be seen as “deceptive practices. ” At the same time, the BEUC is calling for stronger regulation from the government on what can and cannot be on the label in a bid to eliminate some of the practices currently going on across Europe. The new report entitled “Food labels: tricks of the trade” highlights three practices that, according to the BEUC, “sugar-coat the actual quality of foods and drinks.