FACET publishes the presentations on the latest dietary exposure tool, which had been presented at the closing conference in October
Report on the evaluation of organic foods states that the migration risks posed by packaging materials may be of greater importance than the contamination with pesticides
EFSA publishes report on Low Dose Colloquium in June
A German Consumer Protection Agency measures mineral oils at levels higher than 10mg/kg in chocolate from advent calendars and finds some to be contaminated with aromatic mineral oils
Irrespective of the route of exposure, a high body burden of phthalates was found to be associated with asthma in Norwegian children
Danish researchers have studied migration of benzophenone from paperboard into a solid food simulant and identified relative humidity as a critical factor that needs to be taken into account in migration modelling of compounds with aromatic groups.
Researcher reviews in the scientific journal Nature Reviews Endocrinology evidence of Bisphenol A causing obesity in children and adolescents .
A Europe wide research project will analyze contaminants in a wide variety of foods to estimate total dietary exposure.
A sampling of different food stuffs by a northern German broadcast finds the phthalate diethylhexylphthalate (DEHP) in packed cheese, butter and cream.