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Additives, pesticides: wine that you drink does not only contain grape

Additives, pesticides: wine that you drink does not only contain grape

In a recent survey conducted by Franceinfo, up to 15 pesticide residues have been discovered is some bottles of Bordeaux wine.

Will consumers be left wondering forever?

Will consumers be left wondering forever?

MEPs and health campaigners together with industry representatives, yet again called for the alignment of alcoholic beverages with other food products.

Drinks companies keeping consumers in dark about risky drinking

Drinks companies keeping consumers in dark about risky drinking

Multi-national alcohol companies are choosing to ignore advice from the Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) to display important health information on their products, a new study has found.

Commission indicates Irish labelling plan is legal

Commission indicates Irish labelling plan is legal

Earlier this year an Irish Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Lynn Boylan asked the European Commission (EC) about the Irish labelling proposal.

The curious case of wine labelling – more nationalistic than realistic?

Wine industry seems to be very passionate about their Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Indication (PGI). It is a shame they are not as passionate about consumer information.

Finns want more information about the content of alcohol

Finns want more information about the content of alcohol

64% of the Finns that use alcohol feel that the labels and packaging of alcoholic beverages should contain similar product information as in foodstuffs, according to Kantar TNS’ survey commissioned by EHYT. The survey studied Finns’ opinions on the labelling of alcoholic beverages.

Why ‘go online’ is simply not good enough

Why ‘go online’ is simply not good enough

Industry self-regulatory proposal regarding alcohol labelling will mainly compose of off-label suggestions. The alcohol industry is proposing QR codes, bar codes, web links or other online options. Putting it simply everything to avoid providing information to consumers at the point of sale in easily accessible manner to which consumers are already accustomed.

Can we trust the alcohol industry to label itself?

Can we trust the alcohol industry to label itself?

Report from the Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA) found that alcohol producers in the UK are failing to communicate drinking guidelines. Can the industry deliver then at the European level? They have 6 months left to propose industry wide alcohol labelling arrangement to the European Commission (due March 2018).

Two thirds of Brits have no idea how many calories are in their alcohol

Two thirds of Brits have no idea how many calories are in their alcohol

Millennials are the most likely to underestimate alcohol calories, while baby boomers tend to overestimate the amount.

Drinks industry under pressure to provide clear labelling

Drinks industry under pressure to provide clear labelling

With consumers in the dark about what is in their alcohol, a major international conference is preparing to discuss rules for labelling.

Canadian experiment on alcohol labelling ended early

Canadian experiment on alcohol labelling ended early

A Canadian research project into the effectiveness of warning labels on alcoholic beverages was cancelled in its first month, despite a planned 8-month duration.

Eurocare’s view and recommendations for labelling

Eurocare’s view and recommendations for labelling

Eurocare calls on European and national decision and policy makers to work towards alignment of alcoholic beverages with Reg (EU) 1169/2011.