Consuming ‘illicit drugs’ such as crack cocaine and methamphetamines gives rise to similar kinds of dental damage than that caused by heavy soda consumption, a new US Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) study claims.
EFSA says it has already made significant changes to prevent future conflicts of interests arising, but adds that it will give ‘careful and detailed consideration’ to new recommendations made by the EU Ombudsman.
The long-awaited reform of EU rules governing ‘special’ foods like baby and gluten-free foods, is imminent with a June 11 vote to mandate the changes – and most stakeholders satisfied with the likely ratification.
An evolutionary trait that helped predecessors store energy in times of food scarcity may now be the driving factor behind obesity, say researchers studying the reason behind late-night snack cravings.
The European Food Safety Authority failed to take adequate measures to prevent conflict of interests arising from a major 'revolving doors' case in 2008, according to a final EU Ombudsman ruling on the case.
Food and snack manufacturers should be looking at innovative solutions that involve using less salt to do more, rather than simply using salt replacement products, according to Wayne Morley of Leatherhead Food Research.