EFSA created TKPlate, a platform for predicting the toxicity of chemicals without animal testing
24 Nov 2023
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) annouced the launch of TKPlate, a groundbreaking initiative in the realm of food safety that seeks to revolutionise traditional practices ...
Hazardous chemicals banned in the EU should also be banned for export
09 May 2023
The European Commission has just launched a public consultation on the legislative initiative that aims to prohibit the production and/or export of certain hazardous chemicals that...
ECHA publishes PFAS restriction proposal
09 Feb 2023
ECHA, the European Chemicals Agency, published a restriction proposal on PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as ‘forever chemicals’). The proposal was...
European Commission publishes its chemicals strategy
14 Oct 2020
The EC published its new Chemicals Strategy on the 14th October (read it here). The EU chemicals strategy aims to address the cumulative and combined effects of chemicals, includin...
Researchers declare hazardous chemicals in food packaging a ‘global health threat’
12 Mar 2020
A team of international researchers recently issued a warning concerning chemicals in single-use plastic and food packaging in general. More than 200 NGOs have signed a call to act...
Agrifood manufacturers can do without E171
27 Jan 2020
The last few months have seen a growing awareness amongst the general public about the concerning issue of titanium dioxide in food –food addtive E171– with almost 85,0...
Call for new EU legislation on Food Contact Materials to be based on five key principles
18 Sep 2019
SAFE and 24 NGOs welcome the European Commission’s initiative to evaluate the EU’s food contact material (FCM) legislation in a joint letter. The evaluation, including the furt...