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EFSA report: Chemicals in food 2016

EFSA report: Chemicals in food 2016

EFSA has published the report Chemicals in food 2016, which focuses on food contamination by pesticide and veterinary drug residues, and on consumer exposure to two process contaminants of high public interest: acrylamide in food; and glycidyl esters/MCPDs in vegetable oils and food. This report provides an overview of data collected by the EU Member […]

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What is the bio-economy?

What is the bio-economy?

The bio-economy comprises those parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources from land and sea – such as crops, forests, fish, animals and micro-organisms – to produce food, materials and energy. Europe is setting the course for a resource-efficient and sustainable economy. The goal is a more innovative and low-emissions economy, reconciling demands […]

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Global Pest Awareness day (6th June)

Global Pest Awareness day (6th June)

The 1st Global Pest Awareness Day will take place on 6 June 2017. The initiative comes from the Chinese Pest Control Association (FAOPMA) (President, Ms Xiao Yun Huang) in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the National Pest Management Association in the USA (NPMA) and the Confederation of EU Pest Management Associations (CEPA). The […]

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