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Raw drinking milk: what are the risks?

13 January 2015 | By The European Food Safety Authority

Raw milk can carry harmful bacteria that can cause serious illness. Implementing current good hygiene practices at farms is essential to reduce raw milk contamination, while maintaining the cold chain is also important to prevent or slow the growth of bacteria in raw milk...

Allergens in food: scientific advice updated

27 November 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

EFSA has updated its scientific advice on food allergens. The Authority’s Scientific Opinion looks in detail at all the allergenic products and substances whose presence in food must be indicated on labelling, according to EU law...

Endocrine active substances – EU publicly consults

2 October 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation to help define criteria for “endocrine disruptors” as required by EU regulations on biocides and pesticides...