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Scott LaHart

Scott LaHart is a freelance journalist who specialising in food regulatory analysis for the Nordic countries for IEG Policy.

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Norwegian sugar tax boosts Swedish border alcohol sales

Never before have Sweden’s Systembolaget border alcohol stores sold as many alcoholic drinks as they do now, with sales up by 8.9% over last year and Norway’s sugar tax thought to be the main cause.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Norway sends out warning about dietary supplements purchased online

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority and the Norwegian Customs Service has carried out a test of 70 supplements online and found some of them to contain ingredients hazardous to health.


Europe Norway

Swedish regulator asks industry to reduce salt in ready-made meals

The Swedish National Food Agency is making a public plea to food producers in the country to reduce the amount of salt included in ready-made meals.

Europe Sweden

Swedish Greens want to tax imported meat with high antibiotic levels

The Swedish Green Party has said imported meat should be taxed where a high level of antibiotics is used in breeding the animals.

Europe Sweden

Norwegian parliament looks to change power balance in grocery industry

The Norwegian government has been informed of plans for a proposal for an act establishing a fair grocery trade under independent supervision.

Europe Norway

Monster Energy Drink loses logo case at Swedish patent office

The Swedish Patent and Registration Office has turned down Monster Energy Drink’s logo case against the Swedish restaurant Smakbruket.

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