About: Ilaria Passarani

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Agrifood 20-11-2015

Food industry wants common science principles to boost trust

The EU's food and drinks industry has developed a set of principles for research conduct that will apply to the sector.
Health 13-04-2015

EU moves closer to counting calories in alcoholic drinks

Health conscious tipplers may be closer to finding out just how many calories they are imbibing, as consumer advocates push for EU nutritional labelling on alcoholic drinks in the face of strong industry resistance.
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Alcohol 02-04-2015

Ingredient and Nutrition Information to Consumers: What role for alcoholic beverages?

In 2011, the European Commission adopted a new regulation on the provision of food information to consumers.
Agrifood 02-04-2015

What’s in alcoholic drinks should be no secret

SPECIAL REPORT / To know what our food and drinks are made of is a basic consumer right. However, alcoholic beverages – often loaded with calories and sugar – scarcely display the full list of ingredients and nutritional information, escaping the rules applied to everything else we eat and drink, writes Ilaria Passarani.
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Health 11-06-2014

Growing concerns over medicines agency’s proposed rules for transparency

A growing number of health and consumer advocacy organisations are urging the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to rethink its proposals to restrict the viewing of clinical trial results ahead of a board meeting Thursday (12 June).
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Agrifood 10-04-2014

Better food labeling to fight chronic diseases

SPECIAL REPORT / The EU, which is currently revising its food labeling rules, should copy the 'traffic-light system' introduced in the UK, says Ilaria Passarani.