Monsanto is threatening the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) with legal action after the European Union’s central science agency published data relating to a Monsanto genetically modified (GM) maize form.
There are no specific food safety concerns regarding leaching of mineral oils and ink chemicals from carton board packaging into food and consumers do not need to change their eating habits, according to research by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is working with member
states to update risk assessment guidance for genetically modified
organisms (GMOs) to bring it in line with scientific progress and
provide more in-depth advice.
A new supply chain management program designed to track cloned
livestock has been met with criticism from advocacy groups, which
claim it is just another method to try to force cloned foods onto
Key findings from a risk assessment of two macrolide antibiotic
compounds, tylosin and tilmicosin, have determined that their use
in US food animal production is safe to public health. The findings
could well lead to the more widespread...
The Management Board of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
met yesterday for the first time after the finalisation of the
Scientific Committee and panels which give the Authority its core
Food manufacturers across Germany are bracing themselves for future
reform after the country's newly appointed head of the federal
Insitute of Risk Assesment pledged to use "greater
transparency" to make food safer.