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Olive oil jug ban backtrack

The European Commission has dropped plans that would have seen refillable olive oil bottles banned in restaurants throughout Europe from 2014.

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Neonicotinoid EU ban to go ahead

The European Commission will finalise a two-year ban on bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides in the coming weeks to begin on December 1st.

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GM-fed chicken now standard

With the majority of supermarkets now dropping their requirement for chickens to be fed non-GM food, the debate for meaningful labeling for consumers is raised again.

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Food safety awareness improving, says FSA

The Food Standards Agency has published results from the second wave of Food and You surveys, conducted in 2012, revealing British consumers have a greater awareness of food safety.