Acrylamide evaluations in EU and USA – FDA Final Guidance on reduction in certain foods

On 4 June 2015, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its first full risk assessment of acrylamide in food. Experts from EFSA’s Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) reconfirmed previous evaluations that acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups. Evidence from animal studies … Continue reading Acrylamide evaluations in EU and USA – FDA Final Guidance on reduction in certain foods

EFSA definitely rejects Seralini et al. study

On the same day (28th November) in which EFSA hold meetings with the NGOs on genetically modified food to update them regarding the scientific progress on GM food, the Authority rejects also the controversial Séralini study linking cancer and Maize NK603. EFSA today delivered its final evaluation of the paper by Séralini et al. which raised concerns about … Continue reading EFSA definitely rejects Seralini et al. study