Food and nutrition experts, registered dietitians, educators and
professional chefs from across the country will meet in St. Louis
from Oct. 20 to 23 for the American Dietetic Association's 2001
Food & Nutrition Conference.
A number of European Union member states want stricter labelling
and traceability rules in place before a ban on approvals for new
strains of genetically modified (GM) crops can be lifted, EU
Fears over genetically modified foods may prevail in the minds of
the European consumer but recent research from the European
Commission suggests that they are as safe as their non-gmo
neighbours, and even safer.
The Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) on Wednesday
released for public comment a number of proposals to amend the Food
Standards Code, including standards on medical foods, residue
levels for antibiotics and the use of...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to reopen for 45 days
the comment period for the interim final rule authorising a health
claim on the association between plant sterol/stanol esters and
reduced risk of coronary heart disease...
The European commission is preparing two Communications on e-Health
that will provide quality criteria for health related websites and
clarify the legal aspects of e-Health, Euractiv.com reports this