Nanoengineered products for the food sector -- including
a smart RFID nano sensor -- took centre stage at a two day
conference held 20-21 November in Braga, Portugal to discuss the
science of the miniscule.
Attracting top scientists, speed of assessment, and communication
are vital in ensuring EFSA's success as Europe's food risk
assessor, said speakers at the authority's fifth anniversary
conference in Brussels yesterday.
The European Food Safety Authority's review of additive safety
could have a bigger effect on the ingredients industry than the
ejection of certain colours and flavours with a suspect safety
record. It could give the natural ingredients...
EU processors will have to wait longer to find out if they can
continue to use aspartame, after the EU's food safety regulator
said it had still not received evidence from an Italian research
centre indicating that the artificial...
The countdown begins to new food allergen labelling rules in Europe
that herald an end to the 20 year old '25 per cent' rule. Taken
together with escalating incidences of food allergies, new
opportunities have arisen in...
The European Food Safety Authority's Scientific Committee says that
its panels have now been appointed, opening the way for the body to
start work on streamlining safety within the European food and
A recent decision to cut the European Food Safety Authority's
budget by half is worrying many food industry experts. A food and
life sciences lawyer airs his concerns on the matter and throws
some light on the effects for the...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is slowly taking form -
several months behind schedule - with the announcement this week
that it is currently on the look out for scientists to join its
scientific committee and scientific...