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Spanish Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition (AECOSAN) - 2014 - Sharing protocols, experiences and knowledge on management and communication during food crisis

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NORWEGIAN SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE FOR FOOD SAFETY 04/12/14 An overview of risk assessments of «Other Substances» The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) has prepared an overview of relevant risk assessments of "other substances" already on the Norwegian market. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) will use the report in their work to ensure safe use of "other substances" in food, drinks and food supplements. "Other substances" includes plant substances, fatty acids, amino acids and related substances, substances in the body, fiber and prebiotics, and probiotics. “Other substances" does not include vitamins and minerals. “Other substances” are added to food supplements, sports products and energy drinks to have a positive health effect, however, the substances can also have harmful effects and the type and extent of the negative health effect is dependent on the substance and the quantity consumed. NFSA aims to develop a national regulation of “other substances”.

Gel Air Freshener Very simple to make and very, very cheap! Perfect for bathrooms or closets. Will last around a month. The instructions for this will depend on the type of gelatin or pectin you use. What you'll need: plain, unflavored gelatin or pectin water for preparing gelatin food coloring (optional, just for added flair) essential oils small glass jars or bowls (I filled three with 2 cups of finished gelatin) 1 tablespoon salt (prevents mold) To make this, place 1-2 drops of food coloring in each of your glass jars or bowls, and then prepare the gelatin according to the package directions, adding the salt during boiling.

EUROPE 26/08/16 RASFF Annual Report 2015. The EU has one of the highest food safety standards in the world – largely thanks to the solid set of EU legislation in place, which ensures that food is safe for consumers. A key tool to ensure the cross-border follow of information to swiftly react when risks to public health are detected in the food chain is RASFF – the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed. Created in 1979, RASFF enables information to be shared efficiently between its members (EU-28 national food safety authorities, Commission, EFSA, ESA, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Switzerland) and provides a round-the-clock service to ensure that urgent notifications are sent, received and responded to collectively and efficiently. Thanks to RASFF, many food safety risks had been averted before they could have been harmful to European consumers. Vital information exchanged through RASFF can lead to products being recalled from the market. Download the RASFF annual report 2015

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EUROPE 20/07/12 FAQ: Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) - role and achievements European Commission Brussels, 20 July 2012 FAQ: Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) - role and achievements What is RASFF? Interview Questions: 100 Potential Interview Questions Skip to main content While there are as many different possible interview questions as there are interviewers, it always helps to be ready for anything. Which is why we've taken the time to prepare this list of 100 potential interview questions. Will you face them all? Mini-talks Mini-talks Submitted by admin on 23 June, 2002 - 13:00 This (diagnostic) activity is designed to give students freer speaking practice in the form of mini-talks. The teacher then focuses on accuracy in the next day follow-up activity and feedback sheet.

EFSA 31/05/12 Scientific Opinion on Risk Assessment Terminology . EFSA Journal 2012;10(5):2664 [43 pp.]. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2012.2664 Type: Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel On request from: EFSA Question number: EFSA-Q-2010-00705 Adopted: 18 April 2012 Published: 31 May 2012 Affiliation: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy The Scientific Committee of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reviewed the use of risk assessment terminology within its Scientific Panels. An external report, commissioned by EFSA, analysed 219 opinions published by the Scientific Committee and Panels to recommend possible ways of improving the expression and communication of risk and/or uncertainties in the selected opinions. The Scientific Committee concluded that risk assessment terminology is not fully harmonised within EFSA. In part this is caused by sectoral legislation defining specific terminology and international standards for specific fields of risk assessment and thus for specific Panels.

EFSA 16/05/12 2011 Annual Report on crisis preparedness & response . Question nº:EFSA-Q-2011-00398Issued: 30 mai 2011 Abstract This report presents EFSA activities related to food and feed safety crisis preparedness and urgentr esponses. In 2011, one training exercise, in collaboration with the European Commission, Member States and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control was organised to raise awareness amongst EFSA response personnel of the principles of crisis response in the context of urgent risk assessment. In the same period, EFSA received one urgent request from the European Commission regarding an unusually large outbreak of Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli serotype O104:H4 in France and Germany. The response to the urgent request included careful consumer advice about risk mitigation and prevention and was delivered as public notices and EFSA statements online within statutory timeframes.

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