Mar 04, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s CFSAN and JIFSAN are jointly sponsoring a Food and Nutrition Webinar Series for 2015. The Webinar Series consists of four presentations, two each in Spring and...
Feb 27, 2015
Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy or “mad cow” disease in a beef cow from Alberta, Canada. No part of the animal’s carcass entered the human food or...
Feb 15, 2015
EFSA has released the 2nd edition of its risk communications guidelines, which are intended to provide a common framework for health authorities in different countries when assessing and...
Jan 15, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today released a draft Scientific Opinion on Caffeine Safety.  The document addresses concerns raised by national and international bodies in relation to...
Dec 15, 2014
Given the prevalence of confusing or misleading information about food and nutrition - and the alarmist tactics that often define much of today’s food and nutrition dialogue - the International Food...
Nov 05, 2014
A Scientific Report published by EFSA concluded the risk of transmission of Ebola through bushmeat illegally imported into the EU is "low." The report states the probability of a virus surviving...
Aug 24, 2014
Ebola: general information Currently an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) is ongoing in several African countries. Ebola virus disease is a severe illness. The infection is transmitted by direct...
Apr 02, 2014
EFSA is launching a public consultation on its draft scientific opinion on acrylamide in food, developed by the Authority’s expert Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM). Until 15 September...
Mar 31, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced that it will hold a workshop on their re-evaluation program for food additives, which will take place in Brussels, Belgium on April 28th 2014...
Dec 10, 2013
"This opinion represents one of the most comprehensive risk assessments of aspartame ever undertaken. It's a step forward in strengthening consumer confidence in the scientific underpinning of the EU...

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