New food testing market analysis

Market analyst RNCOS publishes new report, reviews developments in US, Europe, India and China

Toxicologists respond to Pew Trusts studies

Food Navigator USA article addresses food additive system criticism, states the analysis lacks differentiation

May French BPA action lead to EU-wide ban?

Legal consultants from Hogan Lovells review BPA ban in France

Safety of food additives questioned

Knowledge gaps for 80% of food additives, including food contact substances, hinder proper safety assessment and may be a public health problem, finds new study by The Pew Charitable Trusts scientists

New Food Packaging Forum report on the TTC

Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC): a safe alternative for risk assessment?

EFSA head of packaging unit confirmed as speaker

TTC workshop coming up, updated speaker line-up includes Claudia Heppner, EFSA, and Olwenn Martin, Brunel University

BPA feminizes digit ratios in rats

New study finds BPA to feminize male rat offspring, rat paws a promising biomarker for the study of EDCs

Scientist applauds study on GRAS related conflicts of interest

Marion Nestle comments on the conflicts of interest in U.S. food safety regulation, calls new study “a great public service”

More transparent Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program

US EPA convenes experts to review weight of evidence conclusions in Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program, experts suggest quantitative evaluation approaches

EFSA evaluates intelligent packaging: time-temperature indicator

EFSA considers time-temperature indicator system safe for use in food contact material, genotoxic potential of ingredient not ruled out