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Top Stories in the Latest Issue - 23 Jan 15

BPA no health risk, says EFSA's final Opinion

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said categorically this week that there was "no consumer health risk from Bisphenol A exposure." This... read more...

French Minister questions whether EFSA BPA panel was influenced by lobbyists

The French Ecology Minister, Segolene Royal, expressed surprise this week at the European Food Safety Authority's Opinion on Bisphenol A which said... read more...

Chemical industry calls for infringement action against French BPA ban

The chemical industry has said the European Commission should start infringement proceedings over France's ban on Bisphenol A following the EFSA Opi... read more...

Commission to lose its most senior nutrition expert

The European Commission's most senior expert on nutritional labelling and health claims, Basil Mathioudakis, is to retire next month. Mr Mathio... read more...

Study suggests spontaneous CJD could be caused by eating sheep

The European Food Safety Authority has been asked to evaluate a new study which suggests that humans could be infected with "spontaneous" Creutzfel... read more...

Majority of MEPs support call for legislation on COOL for meat in processed foods

MEPs on Wednesday backed a resolution calling for the European Commission to draw up legislation requiring country of origin labelling (COOL) for me... read more...

New WHO report advocates using taxes to halt obesity

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has set a 30% reduction in average intake of salt by 2025 as one of ten voluntary global targets which also inc... read more...

Some children face more risk than benefit from eating fish, says EFSA

Toddlers and children in some EU countries who consume fish high in methyl mercury are exposed to a greater health risk than is warranted by the ben... read more...

Caffeine claims difficult to authorise

Authorisation of a health claim about caffeine reducing perceived exertion during exercise  looks unlikely following a statement last week by EFSA ... read more...

Danes top for caffeine excess, followed by Netherlands and Germany

Nearly a third of adults in Denmark (32.1%) exceed the maximum level of caffeine per day of 400mg recommended by the European Food Safety Authority... read more...

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