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Nov 28, 2007 | 11:14 AM CST

Special Feature: REACH and In Vitro Alternatives—Corrosive Potential Testing

With the new REACH regulations, manufacturers are now required to provide safety information on all chemicals they produce that are sold, manufactured, or imported into the EU in a quantity that is greater than or equal to one ton per year. This means that safety data must now be collected for over 30,000 existing and established chemicals

Nov 26, 2007 | 10:45 AM CST

EFSA, US FDA Sign Cooperation Agreement

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has signed an agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration to increase information exchange between the regulatory bodies.

Nov 21, 2007 | 10:59 AM CST

US DHS Issues Final Rule on Chemical Security

The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a final rule on chemical security for plants regarded as high-risk for terrorist attack, including a list of 300 chemicals subject to initial screening.

Nov 21, 2007 | 10:43 AM CST

10-Digit CAS Arrives in January

New designation to read: XXXXXXX-XX-X.

Nov 20, 2007 | 12:13 PM CST

Food Solvent/Residue List Revised

The International Organization of the Flavor Industry has revised its "List of Accepted Solvents and Maximum Residue Limits in Final Food."

Nov 19, 2007 | 10:03 AM CST

Deadline for REACH Exemption Coming Nov 30

Petition submissions for exempting materials from REACH registration are due November 30.

Nov 16, 2007 | 10:42 AM CST

OSHA Issues Final Rule on PPE

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule on employer-paid personal protective equipment (PPE).

Nov 16, 2007 | 09:47 AM CST

EFSA Panel Clears Neotame

The European Food Safety Authority's Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food has determined that neotame is not a safety risk in sweetener and flavor enhancer applications.

Nov 09, 2007 | 12:11 PM CST

P&F ALERT: Microwave Popcorn Study Posted

Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition has posted the long-awaited study titled "Emissions from Cooking Microwave Popcorn."

Nov 07, 2007 | 02:46 PM CST

Food Companies Look for Market Advantage by Claiming "Natural"

As companies such as Tyson Foods Inc. and Sara Lee Corp. work to increase their share of the “natural” foods and beverages market—estimated at $13 billion a year—the definition of “natural” has become increasingly elusive.