Spanish feed additive producer, Rubinum, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is ‘out of control’ and it is calling for a debate at EU parliamentary level on the future role of the EU risk assessor.
Possibility of pre-submission meetings with groups of applicants on cards: EFSA
The EU Commission has approved an Adisseo enzyme as effective at reducing body weight loss in lactating sows, despite EFSA, in a May 2014 opinion, unable to conclude on the efficacy of the feed additive.
Excessive levels of dioxins were detected in eight per cent of thousands of foods sampled over a nine-year period, said EFSA. But the food safety watchdog has challenged the significance of its own findings.