Inorganic arsenic in food – health concerns confirmed

Consumer exposure to inorganic arsenic in food raises a health concern according to the conclusions of EFSA's latest risk assessment of this contaminant. The finding confirms the outcome of EFSA's previous assessment of the risks linked to the presence of inorganic arsenic in food from 2009.




SAFE welcomes EFSA's new safety assessment of titanium dioxide (E171) as a food additive

E171 no longer considered safe for use as a food additive. On 6 May 2021, The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its long-awaited safety assessment of titanium dioxide (TiO2) used as a food additive (E171)1. The assessment clearly underlines that TiO2 (nano)particles have the potential to induce DNA stand breaks and chromosomal...
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Categories: 2021

Tags: SAFE, EFSA, E171, food additives

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