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).
Firming up its health and safety credentials, contract plant and equipment firm European Process Plant (EPP), which works with bakers and food makers, has received a rubber stamp from the UK's best practice programme SAFEcontractor.
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.
An EFSA panel on risk assessment and mitigation options of
Salmonella in pig production has concluded that all salmonella
serovars from pork are to be regarded as public health hazards, and
that actions to prevent human food-borne...
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.