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2015-02-25 12:23:05

FDA and EFSA Assessments Clearly State that BPA is Safe WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-01-21 08:21:59

EFSA: "NO CONSUMER HEALTH RISK FROM BISPHENOL A EXPOSURE" WASHINGTON, Jan.

Aspartame Gets Sweet Revenge, Okayed For Moderate Consumption
2013-12-11 11:30:53

Maligned in studies since it came into use in the 1980s, aspartame has now been deemed safe for regular, moderate consumption by the European Food Safety Authority. Previous research had linked the artificial sweetener to higher risk of cancer and premature birth.

2013-06-27 23:37:41

The IPA appreciates EFSA's transparency in process. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The International Probiotics Association has formally

EU Bans Companies From Claiming Water Prevents Dehydration
2011-11-19 06:21:54

In what can only be described as a bizarre ruling, the European Union has ruled that drinking water manufacturers cannot claim that their product prevents dehydration, or they could face up to two years in prison.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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