All news articles for December 2017

EFSA will set up a working group in 2018 and start collecting papers and data. Picture: iStock/ziquiu

News in Brief

EFSA prepares for BPA toxicity assessment

By Joseph James Whitworth

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has finalised the strategy for its next re-evaluation of the toxicity of bisphenol A (BPA).

FQN's global recall gallery

Food Safety Recall round-up 8-15 December 2017

Recalls: Plastic, norovirus and wood

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Ireland, Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Austria.

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News in Brief

FDA discontinues Food Advisory Committee

By Joseph James Whitworth

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has terminated work of a committee that advised it on topics including emerging food safety and other food-related health issues.