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Americas: Long-term consumption of fish oils damages the liver, research finds

An international group of scientists led by the University of Granada (UGR) has demonstrated that the long-term intake of sunflower or fish oils damages...

Americas: Building food safety harmony in Canada

The US is not the only country in North America that pushing forward with major food safety regulations. Canada, its northern neighbor, has been upping...

Europe: Hydroxyanthracene derivatives in food concerning, EFSA

Some substances belonging to a group of plant ingredients known as hydroxyanthracene derivatives can damage DNA and may cause cancer, said European Food Safety...

Americas: Build infrastructure, transfer knowledge for food safety, 3M

Each day, food safety issues gain more relevance and importance throughout Latin American countries. Meanwhile, global markets and international trade bodies are pushing standards and...

Americas: “Sugar-glass” film uses viruses to kill germs in food

With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. Scientists report that they have developed an antibacterial 'sugar-glass' coating...

Americas: Detecting food allergens on-the-go

Researchers have developed a portable allergen-detection system, including a keychain analyzer, for consumers on the go, reports the journal ACS Nano. Most people with food...

Europe: Firms use blockchain in combating food fraud

PwC highlighted that food fraud costs the global economy in excess of US$40 billion a year. This equates to an additional US$5 per week on...

Europe: Preventing mineral-oil migration into food

While consumers can do very little to prevent mineral-oil components - MOSH and MOAH - residues, the food industry has responded by introducing minimization...

Europe: EFSA improves scientific assessments

European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) Scientific Committee has developed three key methodological frameworks to improve the robustness, quality and transparency of the scientific assessments...

Europe: Report shows link between antibiotic use, resistance

The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of...
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