EFSA – Consumer perceptions of emerging risks in the food chain

The following article, beside examining EFSA report, will offer many insightful hints about how to build an effective crisis management strategy. Understand and anticipate consumer’s reaction is indeed the key. It will highlight also the ambivalent relationships that most of the consumers have with science and technology, when they mix up with food. Emerging risks … Continue reading EFSA – Consumer perceptions of emerging risks in the food chain

Guidance on the Determination of Potential Health Effects of Nanomaterials Used in Medical Devices

Due to the great interest surrounding nanomaterials, the fights around a possible definition (mainly regarding the scale of these particles), and the recent evaluation of the antimicrobial action of silver nanoparticles, I find interesting this press release from DG Sanco. Today, the European Commission and its non-food Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health … Continue reading Guidance on the Determination of Potential Health Effects of Nanomaterials Used in Medical Devices