Vitamin and mineral-enriched chia seeds and fibre-packed goji berries are now part of a healthy diet for around half of Germany’s population, says a survey by the country’s institute for risk assessment.
Educating consumers about the nature of emerging genome editing methodology and appropriate risk communication will be “essential” to developing a public discourse around this new technology, according to German research and scientific advisory body BfR.
The German government is hoping to garner crucial data to help it better understand the risks involved from the consumption of radiation-emitting radioactive elements in foods such as uranium in a major study.
Reporting on nanotechnology has tailed off in the media in the past five years – and so has consumer concern over its safety, according to a new report from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
Microbiological criteria for Listeria are not always strictly adhered to in ready-to-eat foods leading to an increased risk of infection, according to a study by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) in Germany has outlined strategies for minimising potential health risks from the migration into food of mineral oil from cardboard packs made from recycled paper.
Risk assessors from the German Federal Institute for Risk
Assessment (BfR) repeated their call for the levels of acrylamide
in foods to be reduced as far and as quickly as possible. Speaking
one year after the Swedish National Food...