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
The CIAA has welcomed the appointment of 162 observers from
candidate countries into the European Parliament marked a
significant step forward towards full integration and the
strengthening of EU legislation.
The Fraunhofer Institute, a research centre devoted to process
engineering and packaging, is holding its annual conference,
Packaging and Pharmaceuticals - Science for Compliance, to be held
in Friesling, Germany from 27-28 May.
The European Commission has cleared the takeover of FlexPac, the
flexible packaging division of Hydro Aluminium, by Alcan of Canada.
Although the acquisition will increase Alcan's share of the
European market for flexible packaging,...