2019-05-16 100" Food News includes: California bans pesticides chlorpyrifos (00:21) Couple claimed having developed cancer from glyphosate is awarded $2bn in damages (01:07) UK FSA new allergen labelling plans (01:44) new NIR device for food manufacturers to check quality and authenticity of olive oil and meat (02:01) next food safety event: AOAC /NMKL in Oslo … Continue reading 100” Food News n. 4 – 16th May – Pesticides, UK new allergen labeling and authenticity
QeA to EU Commission – Allergy to apples ?!
In EU, as well as in USA and other countries with different allergens requirements (e.g. Japan), the choice of the legislator is to specifically consider as "allergens" - for labeling purposes - only the so called "major allergens": substances which account for the major % of food allergies found in the local population. It could … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Allergy to apples ?!