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ENSSER publishes statement challenging consensus on GMO safety

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • January 30 2015

Led by the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER), a group of independent researchers has released a

EFSA says “no consumer health risk” from BPA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • January 23 2015

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavorings and Processing Aids (CEF) has issued a scientific

Expert Panel confirms safety of BPA use

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • January 22 2015

We have posted before about the BPA "controversy" egged on by lawyers seeking their next mass tort. Now comes yet another report on BPA, from the

EFSA seeks comments on caffeine safety assessment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • January 16 2015

The European Food Safety Authority (ESFA) has opened a public consultation on a draft scientific opinion finding that "single doses of caffeine up to

Italian winemakers threaten legal action against British pubs for selling prosecco on tap

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Italy, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 16 2015

A consortium of prosecco manufacturers has reportedly contacted the United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency and Intellectual Property Office to

European Parliament approves GMO cultivation regulation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • January 16 2015

Confirming a December 2014 "hand-shake" agreement, the European Parliament has reportedly approved a law giving member states the authority to

France implements new BPA rules; EFSA announces forthcoming scientific opinion

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • December 19 2014

The French Directorate-General for Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) has released a guidance document detailing the

EU Parliament & Council reach accord on GMO cultivation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • December 12 2014

A "hand-shake" agreement between the European Union's Parliament and Council will reportedly end an ongoing dispute over member state control of

EFSA responds to “urgent request” for avian flu advice

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • December 5 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a risk assessment in response to the European Commission's urgent request for scientific

EU Court of Justice allows retailer liability for poultry with Salmonella

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • November 21 2014

The European Union's (EU's) Court of Justice has determined that the law requires fresh poultry meat to satisfy the microbiological criteria for