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

UK – Palm Oil recalled because it contains the illegal dye Sudan

This recall, issued by the FSA (Food Standard Agency - UK) is not the first registered this year and it seems that after the Sudan dyes scandal in 2003, the problem is (re)emerging. Fovitor International Ltd is recalling its Dzomi Palm Oil (1 litre bottle) with a ‘best before’ end date of 31 October 2016 … Continue reading UK – Palm Oil recalled because it contains the illegal dye Sudan