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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 09:16
EFFosT is welcoming oral and poster abstract submissions for the 31st EFFoST International Conference that will take place from 14-16 November 2017 in Sitges, Spain. The theme of this year’s...
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 17:20
Wednesday's open Board meeting is now available as a video-on-demand. The meeting was chaired by Food Standards Agency Chair Heather Hancock.
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 08:44
EFSA’s Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues has tested a method that could enable risk assessors to establish a biological cause-and-effect link between exposure to chemicals such as...
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 08:37
The Marine Conservation Society has removed haddock from three North Sea and west of Scotland fisheries from the sustainable seafood list.  The amendment came after stocks fell below the acceptable...
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 09:44
SALSA has just announced that another ‘top five’ British retailer will be using SALSA certification when sourcing and selecting for their expanding local supplier base. Over 850 national buyers are...
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 03:07
At its open meeting today, the Food Standards Agency Board discussed further steps in designing a new modern regulatory system for food, the increasing public health issues from allergens in food,...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 09:07
According to Food Standards Scotland, campylobacter is the biggest cause of food poisoning in Scotland with 55-75% of cases associated with chicken. FSS states that reducing the levels of...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 12:36
New figures from UK surveillance bodies show a 17% decline in the number of laboratory reports of human cases of campylobacter in 2016.
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 09:29
Due to an increased risk of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) affecting commercial poultry flocks in Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine (DAFM) has extended until 30...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 17:22
Food Standards Agency Chair Heather Hancock has announced the appointment of a Chair and seven members to the Agency’s new Science Council. The Council will provide high-level, expert and...