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Environment action program to address nanomaterials and endocrine disruptors
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • May 4 2012

The European Parliament recently adopted a resolution setting priorities for the Seventh Environmental Action Program (7EAP) and urging the Commission to present a 7EAP proposal “without delay.”


European Court rejects “Halloumi” as Community Trade Mark
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • October 16 2015

The European Union's General Court has rejected an appeal to register "Halloumi" and its Greek alphabet equivalent as Community Trade Marks, deeming


EFSA sets ADI for sunset yellow
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • July 18 2014

After revisiting a prior safety assessment, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has established an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 4 mgkg


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


EFSA Warns of Glycerol-Based Contaminants in Vegetable Oils
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • May 6 2016

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) has issued a scientific opinion assessing the human


EFSA approves use of advantame sweetener
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • 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 confirms food irradiation safety
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • April 8 2011

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued an April 6, 2011, statement on food irradiation that summarizes the 2010 scientific opinions adopted by the Panel on Biological Hazards and the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavorings and Processing Aids, which together assessed the procedure's efficacy and safety


ESFA issues opinion on hundreds of “general function” health claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • March 12 2010

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently published a second series of opinions on a list of "general function" health claims for foods


EFSA Launches Web-Based Botanicals Compendium
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • July 8 2016

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has released a searchable database of botanicals that contain naturally occurring substances of potential


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