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EFSA provides advice on adverse effects of sodium

The Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published today an opinion concerning the establishment of a Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) for sodium. While sodium is an essential n ...

22 June 2005

EFSA advises on the safety of paraben usage in food

The Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC) published today an opinion on the safety of using parabens (additives E 214-219) in foods. The Panel concluded that a group ADI (Acceptable Daily ...

29 September 2004

EFSA issues GMO opinion

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) scientists have concluded that there is no new scientific evidence, in a recently submitted report, to justify the banning of certain GMOs in Upper Austria. EFSA was asked to look at the health and environment issues ...

10 July 2003