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Glyphosate should not be classed as a carcinogen: ECHA

By Jane Byrne

In a long awaited opinion, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said, on the available scientific evidence, there were no grounds to classify the controversial herbicide, glyphosate, as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction.

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Special Edition: Existing and Emerging Feed Risks

EFSA mandated to develop feed contaminants risk assessment tool

By Jane Byrne

The EU Commission has asked EFSA to develop a tool to allow a simplified approach to RASFF decision making on the risk for humans and animals from notifications related to chemical contaminants in food and feed. 

Feed experts: EFSA rings the changes

Feed experts: EFSA rings the changes

By Jane Byrne

There are a lot of changes in the line-up of the European Food Safety Authority’s FEEDAP panel for 2015 to 2018, but the EU risk assessor has also retained 10 previous members.

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