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Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:14
EFSA has published its guidance on how to assess the safety of nanoscience and nanotechnology applications. The document gives practical suggestions on the types of testing that are needed and the...
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 15:22
Our colleagues at EHEDG are welcoming poster abstract proposals for the EHEDG World Congress on Hygienic Engineering & Design, which is taking place from 21 to 22 November 2018 in London. The...
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 08:55
According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), frozen corn and possibly other frozen vegetables are the likely source of an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has been affecting Austria...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:14
The Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee will hold a roundtable discussion on 4 July 2018 to explore how food safety risk management decisions will be taken when the UK leaves the EU. The...
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 13:17
The Food Standards Agency has just completed a pilot using blockchain technology in a cattle slaughterhouse. It’s the first time blockchain has been used as a regulatory tool to ensure compliance in...
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 15:29
EFSA has published two reports – Survey on use of WSG and ENGAGE project - which provide a picture of how whole genome sequencing (WGS) can be used in food safety and how extensively such techniques...
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 09:56
As part of a comprehensive evaluation of the safety of pesticide residues in foods intended for infants and young children, EFSA has made a number of recommendations to further protect young infants...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 09:51
EFSA has launched a public consultation on its draft guidance on harmonised methodologies for assessing combined exposure to multiple chemicals. People, animals and the environment can be exposed to...
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 13:29
The Food Standards Agency has published the results of their latest study looking at levels of acrylamide and furan in an extensive range of UK retail foods. The levels of acrylamide and furan over...
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 15:32
The top nine retailers across the UK have published their latest testing results on campylobacter contamination in UK-produced fresh whole chickens (covering samples tested from January to March 2018...