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August 19, 2015

How clean is your spinach? Researchers believe peaks and valleys in baby spinach leaves could be a key reason why there have been numerous bacterial outbreaks involving leafy green vegetables

August 16, 2015

Technology quickly traces source of tainted food

July 30, 2015

E. coli gets a boost from lettuce disease

July 23, 2015

Is new Slate magazine story on misleading GMO war a game changer?

June 18, 2015

Strengthening GM risk assessment - new European Food Safety Authority guidance explained

June 11, 2015

Las organizaciones internacionales coinciden en que los OMGs son seguros 

June 9, 2015

European Food Safety Authority Management Board: Call for expressions of interest is open

May 29, 2015

CNRS Editions publie un ouvrage de référence : « L’alimentation à découvert »

April 27, 2015

ISB News Report, April 2015

April 2, 2015

25 Jahre Biologische Sicherheitsforschung – kein Hinweis auf Schäden durch Gentechnik - Der 56seitige Bericht des Bundesforschungsministeriums bestätigt, dass kein erhöhtes Risiko durch transgene Pflanzen besteht

March 31, 2015

African Union Commission launches a continental SPS Committee to assist member states in their efforts to protect human, animal and plant health

U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture awards 36 food safety grants, including $6.7 million for antimicrobial resistance, to protect consumers

March 23, 2015

Monsanto reinforces that decades of data and regulatory review clearly document the safety of glyphosate 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration concludes Arctic Apples and Innate Potatoes are safe for consumption

March 20, 2015

European Food Safety Authority's Management Board discusses Open EFSA implementation plan, appoints candidates to Scientific Committee, Panels

March 11, 2015

Researchers publish findings about influence of climate change on food safety

February 27, 2015

Africa contemplates establishing continental food safety body

February 17, 2015

Use of whole genome sequencing of food-borne pathogens for public health protection

February 12, 2015

Informe demuestra la independencia de los estudios que confirman la seguridad de los alimentos transgénicos 

February 10, 2015

Deutschland - Rückstände von Pflanzenschutzmitteln in Obst und Gemüse sinken weiter - 99 Prozent der Proben unterhalb der Höchstgehalte

February 9, 2015

Register for final public meeting of GE Crops Committee: Safety of GE foods - National Academy of Sciences Keck Center, Washington, DC

January 29, 2015

Immer weniger Pflanzenschutzmittelrückstände in Lebensmitteln - Sorgsam erzeugt und genau kontrolliert: Lebensmittel in Deutschland sind sicher 

January 15, 2015

Report gives framework to analyze effects of changes to U.S. food system

Center for Produce Safety announces launch of redesigned website and new web address  

December 20, 2014

Diverse ideas served up at Cornell University's first food systems summit

December 11, 2014

U.S. Food and Drug Administration official assures lawmakers that GMO foods are 'as safe as' other foods (The Hill)

U.S. Federal Register - Guidance on consultation procedures: foods derived from new plant varieties 

December 10, 2014

The NPR/IQ2US debate on GMOs

November 13, 2014

Agencia Española de Consumo, Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición informa sobre la seguridad de los alimentos modificados genéticamante 

November 12, 2014

World’s largest ever study on GMO and pesticide safety








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