EU Preliminary Impact Assessment on Trans Fats policy options

The EU Commission just published an inception impact assessment about a potential upcoming Regulation about limitation of trans fats in foods (3rd quarter 2017). Although different actions were taken in different Member States of the EU and intakes of trans fats have overall decreased over the past years, other Member States have not taken action. … Continue reading EU Preliminary Impact Assessment on Trans Fats policy options

EFSA report on emerging risk – Plastic rice frauds listed

Last week the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its annual report on emerging risks. The top 10 risks were defined as follows: Outbreak related to the consumption of raw beetroot in France; Growth of Vibrio spp in Northern waters and TTX detection in European bivalve shellfish in UK; Putative new influenza virus that has … Continue reading EFSA report on emerging risk – Plastic rice frauds listed