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

Petition to limit the use of palm oil in backed goods

More than 40.000 people have joined the petition launched a week ago by IlFattoAlimentare.it on Change.org to stop the massive use of palm oil, present in 95% of baked goods. Palm oil is the main fat in almost all the cookies, snacks, sweet and savory snacks. Extensive use of this raw material is due to … Continue reading Petition to limit the use of palm oil in backed goods