Feb 27, 2015
Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy or “mad cow” disease in a beef cow from Alberta, Canada. No part of the animal’s carcass entered the human food or...
Feb 19, 2015
CFSA and ANSES signed a cooperation agreement on January 30, 2015, that will involve the training of experts and technicians in food analysis and monitoring methods, both in the area of microbiology...
Feb 19, 2015
U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s innovative risk-assessment tool known as FDA-iRISK has been identified by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) as “the most appropriate tool for risk ranking...
Feb 15, 2015
EFSA has released the 2nd edition of its risk communications guidelines, which are intended to provide a common framework for health authorities in different countries when assessing and...
Jan 21, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that BPA poses no health risk to consumers of any age group (including unborn children, infants and adolescents) at current, dietary and non-...
Jan 15, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today released a draft Scientific Opinion on Caffeine Safety.  The document addresses concerns raised by national and international bodies in relation to...
Dec 15, 2014
Given the prevalence of confusing or misleading information about food and nutrition - and the alarmist tactics that often define much of today’s food and nutrition dialogue - the International Food...
Nov 05, 2014
A Scientific Report published by EFSA concluded the risk of transmission of Ebola through bushmeat illegally imported into the EU is "low." The report states the probability of a virus surviving...
Oct 03, 2014
The International Food Information Council Foundation has contributed two recent case studies on Bisphenol A in baby bottles and Communicating about the use of ammonia in “Lean Finely Textured Beef...
Aug 24, 2014
Ebola: general information Currently an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) is ongoing in several African countries. Ebola virus disease is a severe illness. The infection is transmitted by direct...

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