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Monday, 29 May, 2017 - 13:29
According to a briefing paper published by the Food Research Collaboration “Food manufacturing in the UK must react to safeguard its existence against a growing crisis in securing a workforce for the...
Monday, 29 May, 2017 - 13:11
The third edition of the joint EFSA-Member State publication “When Food is Cooking up a Storm: Proven Recipes for Risk Communications” has been published. The updated edition includes new case...
Friday, 26 May, 2017 - 16:48
IFST has updated its Information Statement on Foodborne Campylobacteriosis. Campylobacters occur widely as part of the intestinal flora of many warm-blooded animals and birds, particularly cattle and...
Friday, 26 May, 2017 - 11:16
With the upcoming General Election this is a prime time to consider what each of the parties is promising in their manifestos. Not always easy reading we at IFST are looking through the manifestos as...
Thursday, 25 May, 2017 - 09:38
Have you gone above and beyond to keep your CPD up to date? Think you gave an excellent CPD record? Perhaps you know someone who sets an outstanding example of how CPD should be done? Consider...
Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 - 08:59
EFSA has launched a public consultation on its draft guidance on the assessment of the safety of feed additives for the consumer. The document has been devised to assist the applicant in the...
Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 - 08:49
EFSA is looking for senior scientists with experience of work within scientific advisory bodies, covering disciplines within EFSA’s areas of responsibility – from chemistry and toxicology to...
Monday, 22 May, 2017 - 13:06
As part of its review on nutrient intakes, EFSA has set dietary reference values for vitamin K. EFSA’s Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergens (NDA) decided to maintain the dietary...
Monday, 22 May, 2017 - 10:22
Following media reports about a potentially deadly disease carried in sausages made with EU meat, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has reiterated its advice about cooking pork thoroughly. The Agency...
Monday, 22 May, 2017 - 10:10
EFSA has released its annual report on scientific cooperation which illustrates how the Authority applied its principles to work together and exchange expertise in order to strengthen its partnership...