FPF comments on EFSA opinion

The Food Packaging Forum submits comments to EFSA concerning its public consultation on the draft scientific opinion on risk assessment of chemicals in FCMs

EFSA: 2nd FIP network meeting on FCMs

EFSA’s Food Ingredients and Packaging Scientific Network held second meeting on food contact materials on July 1-2, 2015 in Parma, Italy

Web stream available for EFSA conference

EFSA conference on food safety on October 14-16, 2015 in Milan, Italy can be followed live via web stream; questions for Q&A sessions can be submitted via Twitter or EFSA-Expo website

Restriction of PFOA and BPA

ECHA Committee for Risk Assessment and Committee for Socio-Economic Analysis release opinions on restriction proposals for PFOA and BPA

ECHA report on risk assessment of nanomaterials

ECHA publishes extensive summary of scientific workshop on risk assessment of nanomaterials held on October 23-24, 2014 in Helsinki, Finland

New members for EC scientific committees

European Commission seeks new members for scientific committees (2016-2021); application deadline is November 2, 2015

Assessing alternatives to chemicals of concern

Frameworks for alternatives assessment reviewed in Environmental Health Perspectives

EFSA conference on food safety

EFSA hosts 2nd scientific conference on food safety on October 14-16, 2015 in Milan, Italy

Emerging toxicological science and food safety

Society of Toxicology and U.S. Food and Drug Administration hold four colloquia on emerging toxicological science; recordings and materials available on website

First results of EPA’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program

EPA releases screening results for 52 pesticide chemicals; American Chemistry Council applauds EPA on this accomplishment