Pesticides: EFSA to examine emergency use of neonicotinoids

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on December 16, 2020
Markets European Union Organization European Food Safety Authority Topic Food Safety and Security Contaminants, residues and contact materials EFSA is to assess a number of emergency authorisations granted by Member States for the use of ...

Tags: EFSA, pesticide reduction, neonicotinoids

The Status of Hemp Plant Extracts and Cannabinoids in the European Union

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on December 16, 2020
Markets European Union Organization USDA Topic Trade, market and official controls In January 2019, the European Commission decided to classify extracts of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa L. and derived products containing cannabinoids, ...

Tags: EFSA, cannabinoids, hemp

Risk Assessment of Food Contact Materials

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on December 1, 2020
Markets European Union Organization EFSA Publications Topic Food Safety and Security Contaminants, residues and contact materials Food contact materials (FCM) can contain chemicals that could migrate from the material itself to the ...

Tags: EFSA, Food Contaminants, risk assessment, food contact materials (FCM)

1 October - The International Coffee day

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 1, 2020
Markets European Union Organization European Food Safety Authority Topic Trade, market and official controls In the International day of Coffee, we have picked the most relevant facts about caffeine based on recent EFSA publications. ...

Tags: EFSA, caffeine, coffee

PFAS in food: EFSA assesses risks and sets tolerable intake

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on September 22, 2020
Markets European Union Organization EFSA Topic Contaminants, residues and contact materials EFSA has set a new safety threshold for the main perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, that accumulate in the body. The threshold – a group tolerable ...

Tags: EFSA, maximum residue limits (mrls), perfluoroalkyl, PFAS

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