EFSA recycling plastics group: 6th meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel’s working group on recycling plastics 2018-2021 continues discussing draft scientific opinions on several plastic recycling processes; minutes of the 6th meeting now available online

EFSA: 2nd meeting of BPS working group

Minutes of the 2nd meeting of EFSA’s working group on bisphenol S now available online; group provides recommendations for revision of report on chronic toxicity study, discusses toxicokinetic study results

Proceedings of EFSA conference 2018

Proceedings of European Food Safety Authority’s 3rd scientific conference held in September 2018 now published

EFSA FCM working group: 7th meeting

Minutes of the 7th meeting of EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on food contact materials now available online; group discusses three draft opinions including review of untreated wood flour and fibers

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