EU should celebrate but not remain complacent about food safety

By |junij 7th, 2019|Antimicrobial resistance, EFSA, European Food Safety Agency, Food safety, News|

As Europe celebrates World Food Safety Day for the first time, Bernhard Url welcomes the fact that every year, on June 7, the world’s attention will be drawn to the crucial role that food safety plays in our daily lives and to its importance in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Europe’s food safety system ‘overstretched’, auditors say

By |januar 15th, 2019|EFSA, European Food Safety Agency, European Food Safety Authority, Food safety, News|

The European Union’s food safety system is respected across the globe but it’s now “overstretched”, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) said in a report published on Tuesday (15 January), urging policymakers to bolster implementation capacity.

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Is recycled plastic safe for food packaging? EU seems to think so

By |september 3rd, 2018|EFSA, European Food Safety Agency, Food safety, News, plastic, Plastic recycling, Waste and recycling|

The European Commission is preparing to fast-track approval of 140 recycling processes for use in food and drinks packaging, despite warnings that second-hand plastics risk containing toxic chemicals that are dangerous for human health.

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Food safety activist: ‘There will always be a risk’ with recycled plastics

By |september 3rd, 2018|European Food Safety Agency, Food safety, News, Plastic recycling, Waste and recycling|

The risk of toxic substances contaminating food already exists with virgin plastic, so it will only be higher with recycled packaging coming from old plastics that may contain banned chemicals, says Floriana Cimmarusti.

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Salmonella on the rise again, EU officials admit

By |februar 6th, 2018|ECDC, EFSA, European Food Safety Agency, News, salmonella|

The incidence of Salmonella in humans was almost halved between 2004 and 2009 but new figures show that it has re-appeared, causing worries for food producers and health workers, but also for EU policymakers.

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Belgium aware of eggs scandal since June but did not speak out

By |avgust 7th, 2017|eggs, European Food Safety Agency, Food, News|

Belgium has been aware of a potential problem with fipronil in the poultry sector since June, its food safety agency admitted, adding that it did not say anything because of a fraud investigation.

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Industry asks the Commission to harmonise sports food rules

By |junij 27th, 2017|European Food Safety Agency, Food safety, labelling, News, sports foods|

Four sports foods trade associations launched a joint initiative on Monday (26 June) calling on the European Commission to amend EU food legislation and come up with harmonised rules to regulate their products and ensure their proper use and equal trea...

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