French Minister of Agriculture Questions the Relevance of the Nutri-Score Algorithm
26 Nov 2021
The French Minister for Agriculture and Food, Julien Denormandie recently acknowledged the need to review the nutrition rating system known as Nutri-Score; stating that the system ...
New French study on the harmfulness of food additives for human health
17 Nov 2021
Food additives are substances intentionally added to foodstuffs for various technological, sensory, and nutritional purposes (e.g. extending shelf life, sweetening, or stabilizing ...
Food additive E171 banned in food products in France
23 Apr 2019
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 ph...
New guidance on nanotechnologies in food and feed
04 Jul 2018
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 healt...
E621, E171: pourquoi certains additifs sont bannis de nos aliments
12 Apr 2017
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 él...