Vegan 'dairy' products face EU ban from using milk cartons and yoghurt pots – and UK could be next

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on January 26, 2021
Markets European Union, United Kingdom Organization The Conversation US Topic Labelling General law and Standards Leading oat milk brand Oatly and the owner of Flora margarine are spearheading a campaign to overturn new proposed EU rules ...

Tags: food safety, food contact materials (FCM), PFAS

McDonald’s to phase out PFAS from food contact packaging by 2025

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on January 20, 2021
Markets USA, International Organization Chemical Watch Topic Food Contact Materials Major restaurant chain McDonald’s has committed to globally phasing out the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) from its customer packaging ...

Tags: food safety, food contact materials (FCM), PFAS

Parasites in foods: An invisible threat

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on January 12, 2021
Markets International Organization FAO Topic Food Safety & Security Foodborne parasitic diseases are often neglected in food safety control systems even though they can cause severe human health problems, according to the Food and ...

Tags: food safety, parasites, trichinella, foodborne parasites

FAO Guide to Ranking Food Safety Risks at the National Level

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 9, 2020
Markets International Organization FAO Topic Trade, market and official controls The objective of this guidance is to provide direction to national food safety authorities on how to start ranking the public health risk posed by foodborne ...

Tags: food safety, food safety news, fao

Russia plans to prohibit the transportation of food and chemicals in the same vehicle

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on August 26, 2020
Markets Russian Federation Organization Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor) Topic Trade, market and official controls The new draft sanitary and epidemiological rules ...

Tags: food safety

Exploring in silico protein toxicity prediction methods to support the food and feed risk assessment

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on July 31, 2020
Markets European Union Organization EFSA Publications Topic Food, Safety & Security This report is the outcome of an EFSA procurement (NP/EFSA/GMO/2018/01) reviewing relevant scientific information on in silico prediction methods for ...

Tags: food safety, risk assessment, protein-toxicity

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