27 February 2017 in the Official Journal of the European Unionwas published the COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2017/335 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of steviol glycosides (E 960) as a sweetener in certain energy-reduced confectionery products.
by AGROLAB Polska
After extensive investment in new analytical instruments AGROLAB laboratory Dr. A. Verwey in Rotterdam proudly announced having obtained the “flexible” accreditation for pesticide residue analysis in food and feed matrices using state of the art LC MS/MS-technique.
The Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU C 482) of 23 December 2016 has published the European Parliament resolution, of 14 January 2014, about the food crisis, the fraud in the food chain and its control (2013/2091 (INI)). This European Parliament Resolution is a consequence of the institutional debate that generated the episode of the horse meat crisis in Europe.
by AGROLAB Spain
Following the successful introduction of the environmental management system in accordance with ISO 14001, AGROLAB has now successfully attained ISO 50001 certification. AGROLAB thus further optimises both the environmental and energy policies in the company and takes on even greater shared responsibility for people and the environment.
Following a request from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published on 9th November 2016 a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of erucic acid in feed and food.