has been asked to finalise, by summer 2011, the evaluation of some 4,600 health claims submitted by the European Commission between July 2008 and March 2010.
s request for documentation is a follow-up to OCI s request to issue new shares for the demerging company following its capital reduction.
Bove added that he had already informed Health Commissioner John Dalli of this problem and regrets that he "has not considered it worthwhile to act to prevent a possible infiltration of the EFSA
by lobbies representing the agri-food multinationals".
Omran also revealed that he has signed a contract with a human resources company to restructure the structure of the EFSA
has assessed its safety for use in food contact materials several times, most recently in 2015 when it also committed to re-evaluate BPA toxicity when the results of newly performed studies by the Consortium Linking Academic and Regulatory Insights on BPA Toxicity (CLARITY-BPA project) become available.
It is anticipated that EFSA
will revisit the TDI, which is currently designated as temporary, to incorporate the results of ongoing US governmental studies, which were designed to resolve remaining uncertainties about the safety of BPA.
According to a report published by PAN-Europe the same day, 52% of the experts working for the EFSA
on the effects of mixtures of pesticides in food appear to have ties to industry.
Aspartame and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure, EFSA
concludes in its first full risk assessment of this sweetener.
The favorable EFSA
opinion must now be confirmed by the European Commission before it is fully permitted for use in the EU.
A statement was issued to the EFSA
to The Egyptian Exchange.
is clamping down on food industry lobbyists getting involved in its work in areas such as health claims.
initially treated these claims differently, issuing a positive opinion to ALA on the basis of its essentiality without direct clinical evidence, and denying the DHA claim because the data were "insufficient to establish a cause and effect relationship.