US – How to decipher confusing and misleading voluntary claims – Infographic

Each label that you encounter in a grocery store can give you some insight into how the product is manufactured. It can also help you avoid products that are misleading in their claims. Cage free is one label that’s often found on eggs. Although it indicates that chickens were not raised in cages, it does … Continue reading US – How to decipher confusing and misleading voluntary claims – Infographic

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