European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reaffirms its safety evaluation of biotech maize NK603 and its related stacks, concluding controversial Séralini et al. study is of insufficient quality for...
Health Canada reaffirms the safety of BPA, concluding that “the findings of the previous assessment remain unchanged and Health Canada’s Food Directorate continues to conclude that current dietary...
FDA tests rice and rice products for inorganic arsenic. From results to date, FDA does not recommend any change in consumption and encourages a balanced diet.   FDA Looks for Answers on Arsenic in...
European Food Safety Authority publishes new risk communication guidelines, as part of a joint initiative with national food safety authorities in Europe. 
Communications strategies to help reduce the prevalence of non-communicable diseases: Proceedings from the inaugural IFIC Foundation Diet and Physical Activity Communications Summit” has been...
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) release Supplementary report to the 2008 Survey of added colours in foods available in Australia. The report concluded that added colours do not pose a...
Statement by USDA Chief Veterinary Officer John Clifford Regarding a Detection of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in the United States - Assures Consumers That Existing Safeguards Protected...
(Washington, D.C., March 30, 2012) — In its first year, the International Center of Excellence in Food Risk Communication substantially increased its membership and, through its website,www....
What is carbendazim? Carbendazim is fungicide that is used in a number of crops to help control the growth of unwanted fungus and mold.  If left untreated, mold, fungus, pests and insects on crops...
“Don’t Worry About Your Orange Juice” - official blog by U.S. FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Michael Taylor, regarding the discovery of low levels of the fungicide carbendazim in imported orange...

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