Food Additives

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Finnish food additive intake within safe limits: Evira

By Niamh Michail

The Finnish population intake of food additives is mostly within safe limits – but food manufacturers should nevertheless try to lower additive levels where possible according to a report by Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira.

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Calcium sorbate to be banned in EU

By Niamh Michail

The preservative calcium sorbate is to be banned in the European Union due to a lack of safety data, the Commission has said.

New rules for flavourings

New rules for flavourings

In the same week that the agriculture Council cleared the way for
tougher GM legislation in Europe, the European Commission has
announced a new proposal that seeks to harmonise the use of food
additives in flavourings in order to...


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