EFSA reevaluation of BPA: 11th meeting

EFSA’s CEF Panel Working Group on BPA assessment protocol holds eleventh meeting on the reevaluation of BPA safety; meeting minutes available online

Public consultations on new EFSA guidance

EFSA publishes outcome reports of public consultations on new guidance documents on biological relevance of data and weight of evidence approach in scientific assessments

EFSA: Systematic review of BPA literature

Scientists and research organizations comment on EFSA’s protocol for the safety reassessment of bisphenol A; full report on public consultation to be published end of 2017

New EFSA guidance documents for scientific assessments

EFSA’s Scientific Committee publishes new guidance on biological relevance of data and weight of evidence approach in scientific assessments

EFSA: Public consultation on genotoxicity

EFSA opens public consultation on draft opinion regarding genotoxicity evaluation of chemicals in food and feed; comments to be submitted by September 6, 2017

Progress on EDC guidance document

ECHA informs about current status of guidance document for identifying EDCs; public consultation on draft guidance will open after final adoption of EDC criteria by EU Parliament and Council

EFSA working group on recycling plastics: 18th meeting

Updated meeting minutes of EFSA’s CEF Panel working group on recycling plastics now available online

EFSA assesses monomer for polycarbonate FCMs

EFSA’s CEF Panel considers dimethyl carbonate safe for making polycarbonate repeated-use food contact articles, under certain conditions

EFSA assesses 3 more PET recycling processes

EFSA considers PET made from recycling processes ‘Veroniki Ecogrup SRL,’ ‘Märkische Faser,’ and ‘PEGRA-V’ safe for use in food contact articles under certain conditions

EFSA working group on FCMs: 25th meeting

Updated meeting minutes of EFSA’s CEF Panel working group on FCMs now available online