EFSA BPA re-evaluation: 9th and 10th meetings

EFSA CEP Panel publishes minutes of the 9th and 10th meetings of its working group on bisphenol A safety re-evaluation; experts discuss pilot phase, review results from ongoing evaluation of papers

EFSA phthalates working group: 11th meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on phthalates continues work on draft opinion for phthalates reassessment, addresses comments received during public consultation

Safety assessment: TiO2 fluoride alumina

European Food Safety Authority publishes safety assessment of titanium dioxide surface treated with fluoride-modified alumina, finds no safety concerns for intended use in food contact polymers

EFSA: First meeting of BPS working group

European Food Safety Authority’s Working Group on Bisphenol S reviews reproductive toxicity study

EFSA FCM working group: 6th meeting

Minutes of the 6th meeting of EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on food contact materials now available online; discussion of criteria and tools for prioritizing food contact plastics substances on the Union list that do not have specific migration limits

First World Food Safety Day

Celebrating the first ever World Food Safety Day, EFSA publishes results of EU consumer survey on food safety, BfR holds event on microplastics

EFSA guidance on using TTC

EFSA publishes guidance on using the Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC) approach in food safety assessment

EFSA phthalates working group: 10th meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on phthalates reviews summary statistics on the outcome of a public consultation on draft opinion of DBP, BBP, DEHP, DINP, DIDP; focus placed on reviewing comments related to the exposure assessment

EFSA FCM working group: 5th meeting

Minutes of the 5th meeting of EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on food contact materials now available online; continues risk-assessing several new FCMs, presents extensive summary of views on the current framework regulation

EFSA: Safety assessment alkyl ester polymer

Published safety assessment finds co-polymer containing modified C10-16 alkyl esters safe for use in food contact plastics under set conditions