Food safety

ANSES: We can’t challenge EFSA’s opinion on titanium dioxide (yet) but industry should find replacements

Titanium dioxide is a white food colouring used mostly in sweets, chewing gum and bakery products. © iStock/maximkabb

French food safety agency ANSES has said while it cannot challenge EFSA’s greenlight for titanium dioxide at the current time, it is nonetheless advising industry to replace the white food colouring with suitable alternatives.

Health risk from pesticide residues is low, says EFSA

Health risk from pesticide residues is low, says EFSA

EU scientists warn against methods that overstimate carcinogen levels in food

EU scientists warn against methods that overstimate carcinogen levels in food

Picture: FBR-DLO. A positive result of specific amplicons (via a sandwich approach resulting from use of tagged-primers in the multiplex PCR) that encode genes of E. coli O157 virulence factors

Dutch project scaling up multi-analyte methods

Acacia Gum (E 414) is authorised as a food additive in the European Union (EU) in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 on food additives.©iStock

EFSA: No safety issues over acacia gum as food additive

Acrylamide in food remains one of the highest source of exposure for non-smokers.©iStock

'Dangerous' acrylamide levels found in one in five crisps, report reveals

Slovakian inspectors found Brazilian meat in Bratislava with Salmonella

EU countries step up scrutiny of Brazilian meat

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Symposium targets food fraud prevention and mitigation

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