The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed the Central
Science Laboratory (CSL) as the central UK, expert body on
contaminants in food, to help and advise the Agency across a range
of food contaminant issues.
A total of 60 incidents of food safety breaches were reported
EU-wide last week, with incidents of unauthorised Sudan 1 colours,
arsenic, benzene and isopropyl thioxanthone continuing to crop up
in the latest alert advisory.
Governments on both sides of the Atlantic need to better understand
how consumers perceive risk if they are to form better food safety
policies. The issue of bioterrorism however is helping to establish
a growing consensus among policy...
The baton has been passed - and not too soon either. The European
Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has, at last, appointed the body of
scientists charged with the responsibility of scientific assessment
of food safety issues in Europe,...
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) on Monday announced
details of a comprehensive report from its BSE Sub-committee
looking at strategies to reduce the incidence of BSE in Ireland and
whether these would add value in terms...