Industry criticizes new German printing ink regulation

German printing ink regulation on brink of completion, industry comments

Japan may introduce monomer and additive positive list

Researcher of Japanese National Institute of Health Sciences presents possible regulatory steps at conference

EFSA to extend adoption of BPA scientific opinion once more

EFSA introduces two-stage public consultation delaying the adoption of the scientific opinion on BPA until 2014; exposure and hazard assessments to be split in two

137 chemicals in cord blood of Canadian newborns

Environmental Defence detects food contact substances in cord blood

4 Australian states ban HDPE plastic bags

Tasmania last to ban HDPE plastic bags, biodegradable bags continue to be allowed

Cooperation between FDA and EPA to improve food safety

Co-author of FDA food additive study comments in FDA week on FDA’s chemical risk assessment

Experts discuss identification and risk assessment of NIAS

First Swiss Food Science Meeting hosts international experts on non-intentionally added substances (NIAS) in Neuchâtel

Opinion: European Commission running behind on EDCs

Consumer groups urge European Commission to act on endocrine disruptors

New standard test method to identify plasticizers

ASTM International publishes method to ensure compliance with US phthalate migration standard

Switzerland not to ban BPA

Swiss government to await BPA report, will consider French findings