EU: New pesticide restrictions loom
European Union (EU) residue limits limiting the contamination of foodstuffs by 144 pesticide substances are likely to be introduced, following the identification of potential consumer harm by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
It has considered 236 chemicals in a European Commission-sponsored review and concluded that just 92 "were unlikely to present a risk."
The debate over the link between food additives and colourings and hyperactivity in children has raged for many years but a new study by researchers at the University of Southampton may well have take...
The much-discussed EU regulations on nutrition and health claims came into effect at the beginning of this month, but there are few signs of the debate ending there. Consumer groups are concerned that...
The European Foods Safety Authority (EFSA) has called for expressions of interest to join its management board....
Colourings, nitrates, nitrites and polysorbates will be priority substances in a comprehensive review of additive controls to be carried out by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has today (26 July) published formal guidance to food manufacturers and retailers seeking EU authorisation for product health claims....
Europe's food safety watchdog has ruled that the food colouring red 2G is a "safety concern"....
New Zealand's food safety watchdog has declared its confidence in the safety of aspartame....
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have signed an agreement that will see the two organisations co-operate in the area of food safety science....
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