Food recalls in EU – Week 39/2015

This week on the EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we can find the following notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: Allergens: undeclared soya and wheat in cheese and onion flavoured potato chips from Belgium, following company's own check. Notified by Netherlands; Composition: Garcinia cambogia Desr (1200 mg/item) in food supplement … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 39/2015

EFSA final aspartame evaluation as safe

Aspartame and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure, EFSA concludes in its first full risk assessment of this sweetener. To carry out its risk assessment, EFSA has undertaken a rigorous review of all available scientific research on aspartame and its breakdown products, including both animal and human studies. … Continue reading EFSA final aspartame evaluation as safe