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Action plan on Fipronil contaminated eggs

Food legislation promises preventative protection against health hazards and against fraud. As in other food scandals in the past, the Fipronil scandal shows that in reality, consumers cannot rely on this promise. Again and again, the spirit of food legislation is basically violated, and effective prevention is not guaranteed. In order to avoid scandals like this in the future, foodwatch has designed an action plan.



Mineral oil in foods: No legal limits

Rice, pasta, cereals, chocolate: many everyday foods are contaminated with harmful mineral oil. And there is no legal limit for mineral oil in food so far.

Sugar, fat, salt: When food causes disease

The number of children, teenagers and adults who are overweight or obese has increased dramatically over recent decades. The main reason for this: the food environment has changed dramatically.

Misleading product labelling

Fruit yogurts with no fruit, miracle-health products with dangerous side effects: when it comes to packaged foods, misleading information is not the exception but the rule.  

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from Germany
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from France
20-09-2017 TAFTA/CETA Le CETA entre en application provisoire : les trois mensonges d’Emmanuel Macron Lire