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2014-01-22 04:21:27

MONTREAL, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lallemand is pleased to announce that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a positive opinion on the use of Vitamin D2 rich baker's yeast (Saccharomyces Cerevisiae) in yeast-leavened bread, rolls, fine bakery wares and food supplements. Bread and other yeast-leavened bakery products can now become new daily sources of vitamin D when baked with Lallemand's baker's yeast, the world's first baker's yeast rich in vitamin...

2014-01-17 12:22:55

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) offers the following comments regarding the release of the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) "Draft Scientific Opinion on the risks to public health related to the presence of bisphenol A (BPA) in foodstuffs." Quotes from the following may be attributed to Steven G. Hentges, Ph.D. of ACC's Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group. "The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) announcement today...

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2011-06-10 05:19:40

Dutch authorities recalled red beet sprouts from three countries Thursday after samples were found to be contaminated with a strain of E. coli bacteria. Meanwhile, German health officials reported that three more people died of the ailment Thursday, raising the death toll to 29. The Dutch Food Safety Authority said laboratories were still trying to identify the Dutch stain of E. coli, but said there have been no immediate reports of serious illness from it. The agency said it was definitely...

2010-12-09 03:32:00

ZUG, Switzerland, December 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A scientific panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its positive opinion on a disease risk reduction health claim dossier for oat beta-glucan on 8. December 2010, following an application from CreaNutrition AG submitted pursuant to Article 14 of the EC regulation on nutrition and health claims. According to the positive opinion of the EFSA panel for dietetic products, nutrition and allergies (NDA), foods...

2010-11-02 04:21:00

DUIVEN, The Netherlands, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Innova Market Insights (HiE, Madrid, Stand: R84) New product development in the European supplements sector is slowing down and food product manufacturers are switching to more general claims in the healthy foods space, as uncertainty around EFSA health claims (http://www.innovadatabase.com/home/index.rails) continues. Innova Market Insights tracked 384 new supplement products in West Europe in the first half of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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