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EFSA issues food additive priority list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 29 2013

The European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) has issued a priority list of food additives "for which scientific data are required to finalize their

EFSA to complete draft opinion on acrylamide in 2014

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • July 19 2013

Responding to a request from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced plans to complete a draft scientific

European General Court annuls EC decision removing triclosan from food contact substance list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • October 28 2011

The European General Court (ECG) has determined that the European Commission (EC) erred in removing the antibacterial chemical 2,4,4’-trcihloro- 2’-hydroxydiphenyl ether (triclosan) from the list of additives that may be used to make plastic materials and other articles that come into contact with foods

EFSA issues opinion on formaldehyde in animal feed

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

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) has issued an opinion on

EC amends nano elements of food information and labeling rule

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • September 27 2013

The European Commission (EC) has issued a draft rule amending Regulation 11692011a food information and labeling rule adopted in 2011with regard to

EFSA approves use of advantame sweetener

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 2 2013

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that the sweetener advantame is safe for human consumption. Derived from aspartame and

EFSA declines to revise BPA risk assessment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, Japan
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  • October 1 2010

The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) panel on food contact materials, enzymes, flavorings, and processing aids has released its latest risk assessment for bisphenol A, concluding that there was not any “new evidence which would lead them to revise the current Tolerable Daily Intake TDI for BPA of 0.05 mgkg body weight set in its 2006 opinion and re-confirmed in its 2008 opinion.”

ECHA issues guidance on reach

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • August 3 2012

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published new guidance on the use of certain chemicals introduced under European Regulation No. 19072006 concerning the registration, evaluation, authorization, and restriction of chemicals (REACH

EC promotes fruit, vegetable consumption following E. coli outbreak

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 22 2011

The European Commission (EC) has launched a promotional campaign “to help address the difficulties faced by the fresh fruit and vegetables sector following the E. coli crisis."

EU General Court decides trademark dispute in favor of Anheuser-Busch

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • January 25 2013

In a long-running dispute between Anheuser-Busch LLC and Budějovický Budvar, národini podnik, the European Union's (EU's) General Court