Guidance for risk assessment of FCMs

EFSA’s proposal for new exposure estimates and next steps explained during 2nd International Conference on Food & Beverage Packaging in Rome

FSANZ: Proposal on chemical migration from packaging

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) announces stakeholder consultation for proposal ‘Chemical migration from packaging into food’; deadline August 5, 2016

Carcinogenicity of chemical mixtures

The Halifax Project assesses potential role of low-dose chemical mixtures in developing cancer

EDCs and reproductive aging

Animal study at National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark finds perinatal exposure to EDC mixtures leads to earlier reproductive aging in female rats

Are BPA analogues safe?

Scientists review data on exposure to and toxicity of bisphenol A (BPA) analogues BPAF, BPB, BPF, and BPS; highlight similar actions and increasing environmental presence of alternatives; call for comprehensive comparative analysis

RIVM annual report 2015

Annual report of Dutch institute for public health (RIVM) now available online

WHO: Chemicals impact public health

New report by World Health Organization estimates that 1.3 million deaths in 2012 occurred due to chemical exposure; provides examples of intervention and economic benefits of prevention

BPA and childhood obesity

New study finds association between prenatal BPA exposure and body fat outcomes in New York City children

Environmental factors of cancer

Environmental Working Group launches cancer prevention platform with a focus on the role of chemicals in the development of cancer

Products without chemicals of concern

U.S. retailer Walmart reduces certain chemicals of concern by 95% in consumer products; list of high priority chemicals to be disclosed soon