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Jun 06, 2008 | 10:36 AM CDT
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which is the European Union’s scientific risk assessment body on food and feed safety, nutrition, animal welfare and plant protection and health, is launching a database for Europe’s leading scientific experts to assist it in its work.
Jun 02, 2008 | 07:19 PM CDT
On May 2, 2008 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public meeting on the Chemical Assessment and Management Program (ChAMP), a program designed to fulfill US commitments under the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) with Canada and Mexico to improve cooperation on chemical regulation among the three countries.
Jun 02, 2008 | 07:03 PM CDT
Senator Ted Kennedy, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), has circulated a draft food safety title of legislation on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which includes four broad categories: Preventing Food-borne Illness, Intervention, Response to Unsafe Foods and Enhancing Capacity.
Jun 02, 2008 | 06:57 PM CDT
Please find linked below the Report of the Fortieth Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives (163 pages) which contains information on the food additive provisions and guidelines for the use of flavorings.
Jun 02, 2008 | 06:54 PM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency announced plans to revise by June of this year a key provision of its guidance on how to register substances in accordance with REACH.
Jun 02, 2008 | 06:45 PM CDT
In order to better reflect the true origins of products in the marketplace, the Canadian government has announced an action plan which will require products to be labeled and advertised accurately and truthfully.
Jun 02, 2008 | 05:18 PM CDT
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a Q&A on acrylamide.
Jun 02, 2008 | 05:10 PM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published two new guidance documents.
Jun 02, 2008 | 02:28 PM CDT
Agilex’s flavor division has launched its Flavor Focus Collections, which target specific demographic groups to determine what kinds of flavors people in different demographic groups prefer in different kinds of foods and drinks.
May 23, 2008 | 12:50 PM CDT
Clarifications on packaging and advertising claims