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EFSA issues scientific opinion on nickel in vegetables, water

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 13 2015

At the request of the Hellenic Food Authority, the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel

EFSA to hold meeting on caffeine safety

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • February 13 2015

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced a March 5, 2015, stakeholder meeting to discuss its draft opinion on the safety of caffeine

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
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  • 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 assesses health risks related to perchlorate in food

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • October 24 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a scientific opinion calling chronic dietary exposure to perchlorate a potential concern, "in

WHO reviews energy drink consumption in Europe

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • October 17 2014

World Health Organization (WHO) researchers recently published an analysis of energy drink consumption in Europe that takes into account relevant

NNCO to schedule nanotech-related meetings in collaboration with EC

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • September 19 2014

The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) is joining with the European Commission over the next year to host meetings for the six U.S

Ecetoc proposes “multiple perspective” approach to nanomaterial grouping

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • September 11 2014

The European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology (Ecetoc) Task Force on Nanomaterials has analyzed existing methods of grouping nanomaterials for

EU Court of Justice Advocate General issues ruling on Stem Cell patentability

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2014

In a non-binding ruling, Advocate General Cruz Villalón of the EU Court of Justice has determined that unfertilized human ova whose division

EU publishes draft directive allowing member states to ban GMOs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 25 2014

At the request of 13 member states, the Council of the European Union (EU) has adopted a draft directive granting its member states "more flexibility