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Children ‘exceed’ acceptable daily intake of phosphates, EFSA finds

By Katy Askew

A new opinion published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that some population groups – particularly infants, children and adolescents – have too many phosphates in their diets. The opinion calls for a maximum level of phosphates...

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EU records significant jump in cross-border food fraud cases in 2018

By Oliver Morrison

The number of cases reported to the EU Food Fraud Network rose significantly last year. Requests from one European country to cooperate with others on food fraud cases rose to 234 in 2018, compared to 178 in 2017 and 157 in 2016, according to its annual...

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GFSI CONFERENCE 2019

Missed #gfsi19 in France? Live dispatches from Nice

By Flora Southey

This week, food safety experts gathered at the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Conference to discuss all things blockchain, allergens, food fraud and the importance of an established, CEO-led food safety culture. FoodNavigator was on the ground,...

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