Last week, we were pleased to hear that France decided to ban the use of titanium dioxide (E171, a substance used to obtain white colouring in food, cosmetics, paint, creams and pharmaceuticals) as a food additive from 1st January 2020 after the country’s health and safety agency (ANSES) reported a lack of evidence to guarantee […]
EFSA has published its guidance on how to assess the safety of nanoscience and nanotechnology applications. The guidance focuses on the safety assessment for human and animal health and covers areas such as novel foods, food contact materials, food and feed additives and pesticides. Read more here.
Les distributeurs font pression sur leurs fournisseurs pour éviter des additifs potentiellement dangereux dans la composition de leurs produits. Le groupe Carrefour en a ainsi éliminé 60. Article complet en français sur le site de Le Soir accessible ici.