Jan 21, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that BPA poses no health risk to consumers of any age group (including unborn children, infants and adolescents) at current, dietary and non-...
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...
Oct 03, 2014
The International Food Information Council Foundation has contributed two recent case studies on Bisphenol A in baby bottles and Communicating about the use of ammonia in “Lean Finely Textured Beef...
Apr 15, 2014
A paper titled “Why low calories: count: The effective use of low calorie sweeteners (LCS) in today’s diet and lifestyle choices” (1-2 April 2014), Brussels, Belgium was published in Nutrition...
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...
Aug 04, 2013
Following an announcement by a major multinational dairy company in New Zealand regarding a potentially contaminated whey protein concentrate, Food Standards Australia New Zealand is working together...
Jan 28, 2012
What is carbendazim? Carbendazim is fungicide that is used in a number of crops to help control the growth of unwanted fungus and mold.  If left untreated, mold, fungus, pests and insects on crops...

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