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The sesame seed scandal!

European Union, France - April 16 2021 Back in September, Belgium informed French authorities, via the RASFF, that ethylene oxide had been found in imported sesame seeds. The amount of…

Caroline Commandeur, Hazel O'Keeffe, Katia Merten-Lentz.

New EU Transparency Regulation

European Union, USA - April 13 2021 The new EU Regulation on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain became applicable as of 27 March 2021. The…

Caroline Commandeur, Hazel O'Keeffe, Katia Merten-Lentz.

EFSA launches post-market monitoring program on food additives

European Union - April 9 2021 For the first time since 2008, the EFSA has officially launched a post-market monitoring program of the use/presence of (all) food additives in (all)…

Caroline Commandeur, Hazel O'Keeffe, Katia Merten-Lentz.

EU rules on organic farming are getting more complex

European Union - April 2 2021 New regulations surrounding the products and substances that are authorized in organic production are set to be complex. The compilation of texts…

Katia Merten-Lentz.

How safe is CBD?

European Union - March 26 2021 The European Court of Justice had a progressive reading last November of the two international reference texts for CBD: the 1971 United Nations…

Katia Merten-Lentz.