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EFSA in radical transparency overhaul

By Niamh Michail

In a radical revamp of its risk assessment process, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) could publish confidential data if deemed essential to protecting public health, according to draft rules aimed at boosting transparency and trust in science.

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EC lower minimum protein content for follow-on formula

By Will Chu

The European Commission has updated legislation concerning food for infants and young children, by ruling that the minimum protein content for follow-on formula be lowered to 1.6 g/100 kcal.

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Special Edition: Nutrition Regulations

Regulation watch: Dutch researchers urge vigilance on pregnancy supplements

By Nathan Gray

With the use of dietary supplements gaining popularity in pregnant women, researchers warn that current regulations may not take into account longer-term safety and health considerations for the child, adding updated regulations and nutrivigilance schemes...

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Sweden to investigate low uptake of Keyhole logo

By Niamh Michail

Sweden's National Food Agency will investigate why many manufacturers choose not to add the free-to-use, healthy eating Keyhole logo to their products despite being eligible.

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