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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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

Sweden to sue EU for delay in endocrine disruptor regulation

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

Sweden's Environment Ministry has issued a statement indicating that it intends to bring legal action against the European Commission for delays in

WHOEU warns that overweight children becoming a “new norm”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Global
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe (WHOEU) reportedly warned attendees of a February 25-26, 2014, health conference held by

EFSA announces public consultation on niacin

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

At the request of the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a public consultation on draft guidance issued by

FSA-commissioned study examines aspartame’s alleged health effects

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • December 6 2013

The U.K. Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) has released a December 2013 position paper on the