Կոաքսիլ

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  • Կոաքսիլ
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  • 12,5մգ(30/1x30/) բլիստերում
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  • դեղահատեր թաղանթապատ
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  • Դեղատոմսով
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  • Human
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  • Allopathic

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  • Դեղերի և բժշկական տեխնոլոգիաների փորձագիտական կենտրոնի գործունեության Հայաստանի Հանրապետությունում - Armenia
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17-4-2019

Safety and efficacy of Biomin®DC‐C as a zootechnical feed additive for weaned piglets

Safety and efficacy of Biomin®DC‐C as a zootechnical feed additive for weaned piglets

Published on: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 The additive (trade name Biomin® DC‐C) is a blend of essential oils from oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) and from caraway seed (Carum carvi L.) and three individual compounds (carvacrol, methyl salicylate and l‐menthol) encapsulated with a hydrogenated vegetable oil. The additive is intended for use in feed for weaned piglets at a minimum concentration of 75 mg/kg complete feed and a recommended maximum level of 125 mg/kg complete feed. A tolerance test in which piglets were...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-4-2019

EFSA Workshop on in vitro comparative metabolism studies in regulatory pesticide risk assessment

EFSA Workshop on in vitro comparative metabolism studies in regulatory pesticide risk assessment

Published on: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 The European Union (EU) pesticides Regulation established that in vitro comparative metabolism studies shall be performed. At present an Organisation for Economic Co‐operation and Development (OECD) test guideline for this kind of studies is not available. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Workshop on in vitro comparative metabolism studies in regulatory pesticide risk assessment discussed the use of these studies to identify human metabolites and to support the as...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-4-2019

FDA warns about risks of using home use test strips that are pre-owned or not authorized for sale in U.S., including those for glucose, warfarin

FDA warns about risks of using home use test strips that are pre-owned or not authorized for sale in U.S., including those for glucose, warfarin

FDA warns about risks of using home use test strips that are pre-owned or not authorized for sale in U.S., including those for glucose, warfarin

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

8-4-2019

How to Safely Use Glucose Meters and Test Strips for Diabetes

How to Safely Use Glucose Meters and Test Strips for Diabetes

Pre-owned test strips can give incorrect results and may not be safe to use with your device. So the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends that you do not buy or sell previously owned glucose test strips. Talk to your health care provider if you are not sure where to buy test strips for your glucose meter or if you cannot afford to buy the test strips recommended for use with your meter.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-4-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize Bt11 × MIR162 × MIR604 × 1507 × 5307 × GA21 and subcombinations, for food and feed uses, under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2011‐103)

Assessment of genetically modified maize Bt11 × MIR162 × MIR604 × 1507 × 5307 × GA21 and subcombinations, for food and feed uses, under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2011‐103)

Published on: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 Maize Bt11 × MIR162 × MIR604 × 1507 × 5307 × GA21 (six‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine six single events: Bt11, MIR162, MIR604, 1507, 5307 and GA21. The GMO Panel previously assessed the six single events and 22 of their combinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the maize single events or their 22 combinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety have been identified. The mol...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

FDA issues warning letter to genomics lab for illegally marketing genetic test that claims to predict patients’ responses to specific medications

FDA issues warning letter to genomics lab for illegally marketing genetic test that claims to predict patients’ responses to specific medications

FDA issues warning letter to genomics lab for illegally marketing genetic test that claims to predict patients’ responses to specific medications

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-4-2019

Claire's recalls various cosmetic products due to possible asbestos contamination

Claire's recalls various cosmetic products due to possible asbestos contamination

Testing indicated the possible presence of asbestos fibres in product samples from one lot of each product.

Health Canada

29-3-2019

Final Report: Applying a tested procedure for the identification of potential emerging chemical risks in the food chain to the substances registered under REACH ‐ REACH 2

Final Report: Applying a tested procedure for the identification of potential emerging chemical risks in the food chain to the substances registered under REACH ‐ REACH 2

Published on: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 This study applied a procedure for the identification of potential emerging chemical risks in the food chain to substances registered under the REACH Regulation that was previously developed and tested in an EFSA‐sponsored pilot study. The selection was limited to substances that (a) were registered with a full registration, (b) met eligibility criteria (e.g. availability of a CAS number and a SMILES notation) and (c) were considered to be inside the applicability domain o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

28-3-2019

Remarks from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., as prepared for testimony before a U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Appropriations on FDA’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget

Remarks from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., as prepared for testimony before a U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Appropriations on FDA’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget

Remarks from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., as prepared for testimony before a U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Appropriations on FDA’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-3-2019

Scientific advice on the Testbiotech's request for internal review of Commission Implementing Decision (EU) No 2018/2046 on maize MON 87427 × MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 and subcombinations (application EFSA‐GMO‐BE‐2013‐118)

Scientific advice on the Testbiotech's request for internal review of Commission Implementing Decision (EU) No 2018/2046 on maize MON 87427 × MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 and subcombinations (application EFSA‐GMO‐BE‐2013‐118)

Published on: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 Abstract Following a request of the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reviewed the scientific arguments raised by Testbiotech against the Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/2046 authorising the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from maize MON 87427 × MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 and its subcombinations (application EFSA‐GMO‐BE‐2013‐118). Testbiotech argued that the risk assessment of maize ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

24-3-2019

Henry Avocado Recalls Whole Avocados Because Of Possible Health Risk

Henry Avocado Recalls Whole Avocados Because Of Possible Health Risk

Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples taken during a routine government inspection at its California packing facility. There are no reported illnesses associated with this recall.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-3-2019

Evaluation of the applicability of existing (Q)SAR models for predicting the genotoxicity of pesticides and similarity analysis related with genotoxicity of pesticides for facilitating of grouping and read across

Evaluation of the applicability of existing (Q)SAR models for predicting the genotoxicity of pesticides and similarity analysis related with genotoxicity of pesticides for facilitating of grouping and read across

Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 To facilitate the practical implementation of the guidance on the residue definition for dietary risk assessment, EFSA has organized an evaluation of applicability of existing in silico models for predicting the genotoxicity of pesticides and their metabolites, including analysis of the impact on genotoxicity of the metabolic structural changes. The prediction ability of (Q)SARs for in vitro and in vivo tests were evaluated. For the Ames test, all (Q)SAR models generated s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-3-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Bonvital® (Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Bonvital® (Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening

Published on: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 Bonvital® is the trade name for a feed additive based on Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134 currently authorised for use in piglets, pigs for fattening, sows, chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying and minor poultry species. This opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation of Bonvital® as a zootechnical additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening. The applicant is proposing to increase the minimum and maximum inclusion level of the additive in feed for ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

14-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme β‐glucanase, xylanase and cellulase from Mycothermus thermophiloides (strain NZYM‐ST)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme β‐glucanase, xylanase and cellulase from Mycothermus thermophiloides (strain NZYM‐ST)

Published on: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 The food enzyme has three declared activities (endo‐1,3(4)‐β‐glucanase EC 3.2.1.6, endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase EC 3.2.1.8 and cellulase (endo‐1,4‐β‐d‐glucanase EC 3.2.1.4)) and is produced with a non‐genetically modified Mycothermus thermophiloides strain by Novozymes A/S. It is intended to be used in baking and brewing processes. For the two intended uses, based on the maximum use levels recommended and individual data from the EFSA Comprehensive European Food Database, dietary e...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-3-2019

Claire’s Stores, Inc., Announces Voluntary Recall of Three Make-Up Products

Claire’s Stores, Inc., Announces Voluntary Recall of Three Make-Up Products

Out of an abundance of caution, today Claire’s Stores, Inc., announced a voluntary recall of three cosmetic products: Claire’s Eye Shadows, Claire’s Compact Powder and Claire’s Contour Palette. We initiated this voluntary recall after testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicated the possible presence of asbestos fibers in product samples from one lot of each product. Inhalation of asbestos over time has been linked to serious adverse health consequences.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme 4‐α‐glucanotransferase from Aeribacillus pallidus (strain AE‐SAS)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme 4‐α‐glucanotransferase from Aeribacillus pallidus (strain AE‐SAS)

Published on: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 The food enzyme 4‐α‐glucanotransferase (1,4‐α‐d‐glucan:1,4‐α‐d‐glucan 4‐α‐d‐glycosyltransferase, EC 2.4.1.25) is produced with a non‐genetically modified Aeribacillus pallidus (previously identified as Geobacillus pallidus) strain from Amano Enzyme Inc. The food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes and in starch processing for the production of modified dextrins. For baking processes, based on the maximum use levels recommended and individual data from the EFS...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-3-2019

Common European recommendations establish a framework for testing medicines of the future

Common European recommendations establish a framework for testing medicines of the future

The common European subgroup for complex clinical trials with trial subjects, which is headed by Denmark, has just published a set of recommendations for the development of personalised medicine.

Danish Medicines Agency

8-3-2019

Safety assessment of the process ‘Jász‐Plasztik’, based on Vacurema Prime technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Safety assessment of the process ‘Jász‐Plasztik’, based on Vacurema Prime technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Published on: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) assessed the safety of the recycling process Jász‐Plasztik (EU register number RECYC0157). The input are hot caustic washed and dried poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) flakes originating from collected post‐consumer PET containers and containing no more than 5% PET from non‐food applications. They are heated in a batch reactor under vacuum and then heated in a continuous reactor under vacuum...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

27-2-2019

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. as prepared for oral testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. as prepared for oral testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations

FDA addresses the U.S. House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-2-2019

FoodEx2 maintenance 2016‐2018

FoodEx2 maintenance 2016‐2018

Published on: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 FoodEx2 is a comprehensive food classification and description system released by EFSA in 2011 (revision 1) and replaced in April 2015 by FoodEx2 revision 2, as a consequence of a testing phase. A first maintenance of the system was carried out in 2015 and a second during the years 2016‐2018 in order to evaluate further comments and proposals provided to EFSA by users and stakeholders. This technical report describes the outcome of the second maintenance process, including...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-2-2019

Annual Report of preparatory work on the toxicological studies and animal feeding studies performed under the EFSA contract OC/EFSA/GMO/2014/01, Lot 2 during the period 1/3/2017 to 27/11/2018

Annual Report of preparatory work on the toxicological studies and animal feeding studies performed under the EFSA contract OC/EFSA/GMO/2014/01, Lot 2 during the period 1/3/2017 to 27/11/2018

Published on: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 This report describes the tasks performed in the period 1/3/2017 to 27/11/2018 under the EFSA contract OC/EFSA/GMO/2014/01, Lot 2 on toxicological studies and animal feeding studies included in applications for market authorisation of genetically modified feed/plants under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003. The tasks cover the check for study adherence to relevant EFSA guidance documents and to OECD Test Guideline no 407 (1995/2008), OECD Test Guideline no 408 (1998) and OECD P...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-2-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Czech Republic

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Czech Republic

Published on: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-2-2019

FDA warns patients and doctors about recall of home-use test strips used with device to monitor blood thinner warfarin, not authorized for sale in U.S.

FDA warns patients and doctors about recall of home-use test strips used with device to monitor blood thinner warfarin, not authorized for sale in U.S.

Medical product distributor issued voluntary recall of certain Roche Diagnostics test strips used with CoaguChek test meter devices.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-2-2019

EFSA statement on the risk posed to humans by a vitamin B2 produced by a genetically modified strain of Bacillus subtilis used as a feed additive

EFSA statement on the risk posed to humans by a vitamin B2 produced by a genetically modified strain of Bacillus subtilis used as a feed additive

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 The detection of recombinant DNA in a vitamin B2 used as feed additive was notified by the Belgian national authorities on 2 October 2018 via the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF). The European Commission requested scientific advice from EFSA on the risk posed to humans by the presence of genetically modified material in the feed additive, particularly with regard to antimicrobial resistance (AMR). EFSA assessed the analytical data from RASFF regarding the prese...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

29-1-2019

Oskri Organics Corporation Recalls All Nut Butters because of Possible Health Risk

Oskri Organics Corporation Recalls All Nut Butters because of Possible Health Risk

Oskri Organics Corporation of Lake Mills, WI is recalling ALL Oskri Corporation manufactured nut butters. This recall has been initiated due to positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes found in multiple Oskri Corporation manufactured nut butters.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-1-2019

Guidelines for reporting molecular typing data through EFSA's Data Collection Framework

Guidelines for reporting molecular typing data through EFSA's Data Collection Framework

Published on: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) received the mandate from the European Commission (EC), in accordance with Article 31 of Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002, to collect data on the molecular testing of food‐borne pathogens such as Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes and Shiga toxin‐producing Escherichia coli (STEC) from food, feed, animals and the related environment, to contribute to the epidemiological investigations of food‐borne outbreaks and to the identification of...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-1-2019

Safety assessment of the substance poly((R)‐3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐(R)‐3‐hydroxyhexanoate) for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance poly((R)‐3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐(R)‐3‐hydroxyhexanoate) for use in food contact materials

Published on: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) assessed the safety of poly((R)‐3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐(R)‐3‐hydroxyhexanoate) (PHBH), CAS No 147398‐31‐0 and food contact material (FCM) substance No 1059. This biodegradable copolymer is produced by fermentation of palm oil using a genetically modified microorganism (Cupriavidus necator). Overall migration was up to 5.4 mg/kg. Oligomers are hydroxyl‐terminated or with crotyl‐ and hexenyl end‐...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-1-2019

SL: Recall of Thrive Market Nut Butters Due to Potential Health Risk

SL: Recall of Thrive Market Nut Butters Due to Potential Health Risk

Thrive Market, Inc, is recalling all unexpired lots of the Thrive Market-branded nut butters listed below (“Product(s)”) due to the potential for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. On January 21, 2019, one of our suppliers notified us that it was issuing a recall of all nut butters it has manufactured since January 2018 because of a positive test for Listeria monocytogenes in recent lots. Because the safety of our members is our absolute priority, we are expanding on our supplier’s recall and a...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-1-2019

FDA permits marketing of first test to aid in the diagnosis of a sexually-transmitted infection known as <em>Mycoplasma genitalium</em>

FDA permits marketing of first test to aid in the diagnosis of a sexually-transmitted infection known as <em>Mycoplasma genitalium</em>

FDA permits marketing of first test to aid in the diagnosis of a sexually-transmitted infection known as Mycoplasma genitalium

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-1-2019

FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not to Feed One Lot of Hare Today Gone Tomorrow Due to <i>Salmonella</i> and <i>Listeria monocytogenes</i>

FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not to Feed One Lot of Hare Today Gone Tomorrow Due to <i>Salmonella</i> and <i>Listeria monocytogenes</i>

The FDA is cautioning pet owners not to feed Hare Today Gone Tomorrow Ground Chicken/Bones/Organs, lot 12.04.2018, after the product tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. If you have this lot of Hare Today Gone Tomorrow Ground Chicken/Bones/Organs, throw it away.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme lysophospholipase from Trichoderma reesei (strain RF7206)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme lysophospholipase from Trichoderma reesei (strain RF7206)

Published on: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 The food enzyme lysophospholipase (EC 3.1.1.5) is produced with the genetically modified Trichoderma reesei strain RF7206 by AB Enzymes GmbH. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The lysophospholipase food enzyme is intended to be used in starch processing for the production of glucose syrups. Residual amounts of total organic solids (TOS) are removed by the ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 The additive cassia gum consists mainly of high-molecular weight polysaccharides composed primarily of a linear chain of 1,4-b-D-mannopyranose units with 1,6-linked a-D-galactopyranose units. In 2014, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) delivered an opinion on the safety and efficacy of cassia gum in cats and dogs. The Panel concluded, based on positive findings observed in a bacterial reverse mutation test with a semi-refined cassia...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 (four‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine four single events: MON 89034, 1507, NK603 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the four single events and four of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the maize single events or their four subcombinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety have been identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 (five‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine five single events: MON 89034, 1507, MON 88017, 59122 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the 5 single maize events and 11 of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the single maize events or their 11 subcombinations that could modify the original conclusions on their safety were identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3): consideration of genotoxicity data on alicyclic aldehydes with α,β‐unsaturation in ring/side‐chain and precursors from chemical subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3): consideration of genotoxicity data on alicyclic aldehydes with α,β‐unsaturation in ring/side‐chain and precursors from chemical subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings was requested to evaluate the genotoxic potential of flavouring substances from subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19 in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3). In FGE.208Rev1, the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF) evaluated genotoxicity studies on the representative substance p‐mentha‐1,8‐dien‐7‐al [FL‐no: 05.117], which was found to be genotoxic in vivo. The Panel conclu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from Bacillus subtilis (strain XAS)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from Bacillus subtilis (strain XAS)

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings was requested to evaluate the genotoxic potential of flavouring substances from subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19 in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3). In FGE.208Rev1, the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF) evaluated genotoxicity studies on the representative substance p‐mentha‐1,8‐dien‐7‐al [FL‐no: 05.117], which was found to be genotoxic in vivo. The Panel conclu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

7-1-2019

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s new actions under the Pre-Cert Pilot Program to promote a more efficient framework for the review of safe and effective digital health innovations

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s new actions under the Pre-Cert Pilot Program to promote a more efficient framework for the review of safe and effective digital health innovations

FDA issues three documents that launch next phase of Pre-Cert Pilot Program to test new approaches for the review of digital health device applications.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

4-1-2019

Shamrock Farms Issues Voluntary Recall of 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk Due to Undeclared Almonds

Shamrock Farms Issues Voluntary Recall of 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk Due to Undeclared Almonds

Shamrock Farms of Phoenix, Arizona is issuing a voluntary recall of Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk with Best Before Date 3/16/2019. The recall comes after a product retain of Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk with Use By 03/16/19 Time Stamp 08:18-11:13 04-05 #1, tested positive for an undeclared tree nut (almond) allergen.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-12-2018

Apio Inc. Expands Voluntary Recall of Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups Single-Serve Bowls

Apio Inc. Expands Voluntary Recall of Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups Single-Serve Bowls

Apio Inc. of Guadalupe, California is expanding a voluntary recall of Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups single-serve bowls. The recall comes after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) informed the company that another random sample of Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups Sweet Kale/Chou Frise Doux 156 gr. single-serve bowls (5.5oz) with Best Before Date of Dec 29, 2018, Lot 112 346, tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

FDA permits marketing of a diagnostic test to aid in measuring nutrients in breast milk

FDA permits marketing of a diagnostic test to aid in measuring nutrients in breast milk

The FDA authorized use of a new test that measures nutrients in breast milk providing healthcare professionals with tool to aid in the nutritional management of newborns.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Dist, Inc. issues Nationwide Recall of CoaguChek Test Strips

Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Dist, Inc. issues Nationwide Recall of CoaguChek Test Strips

On 12/19/2018, Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Dist, Inc. initiated a nationwide recall of Roche CoaguChek test strips distributed directly to U.S. consumers by Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Dist, Inc. The products have been found to inaccurately report high INR test results.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Health Canada releases test results of certain sartan drugs

Health Canada releases test results of certain sartan drugs

Health Canada has released the results of its testing of sartan drugs in Canada. Health Canada tested samples of certain sartan drugs (valsartan, candesartan, irbesartan, losartan, and olmesartan), which represent numerous products, as part of its ongoing collaborative work to address impurities found in some sartan drugs in Canada and internationally.

Health Canada

16-12-2018

Apio, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Five Skus of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™

Apio, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Five Skus of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™

Apio, Inc. of Guadalupe, California is voluntarily recalling five SKUs of Eat Smart® Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™ (bowls). The recall comes after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) informed the company that one random sample of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups Sweet Kale/Chou Frise Doux 156 gr. (5.5oz) with Best Before of Dec 14, 2018 tested positive for Listeria Monocytogenes. As a precautionary measure, we are recalling all products produced on the same day, same production line, as the ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

8-12-2018

Annual assessment of Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance reports submitted in 2018 in the context of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1152/2011

Annual assessment of Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance reports submitted in 2018 in the context of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1152/2011

Published on: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 This report is part of the `Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance’ scientific reports which are presented annually by EFSA to the European Commission and are intended to assess the sampling strategy, data collection and detection methods used by Finland, Ireland, Malta, the United Kingdom (UK) and Norway in their respective surveillance programmes. The surveillance programmes of these five countries were evaluated by checking the information submitted by each of them an...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

7-12-2018

Bonify recalls 2 lots of dried cannabis products

Bonify recalls 2 lots of dried cannabis products

The recalled product may not meet some of the microbial and chemical contaminant limits as specified by the Good Production Practices requirements of the Cannabis Regulations.Documentation confirming test results could not be matched to the lot specific numbers.

Health Canada

7-12-2018

Re‐evaluation of propane‐1,2‐diol esters of fatty acids (E 477) as a food additive

Re‐evaluation of propane‐1,2‐diol esters of fatty acids (E 477) as a food additive

Published on: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) provides a scientific opinion re‐evaluating the safety of propane‐1,2‐diol esters of fatty acids (E 477) when used as a food additive. The Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) in 1978 endorsed the acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 25 mg/kg body weight (bw) per day, expressed as propane‐1,2‐diol, established by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) in 1974. No adverse effects were observed in short‐t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-12-2018

Safety assessment of the process ‘RecyPET Hungária’, based on RecyPET Hungária technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Safety assessment of the process ‘RecyPET Hungária’, based on RecyPET Hungária technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Published on: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) assessed the safety of the recycling process RecyPET Hungária (EU register number RECYC0146). The input is hot caustic washed and dried poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) flakes originating from collected post‐consumer PET containers, containing no more than 5% of PET from non‐food applications. The flakes are dried and extruded. The output of the extrusion step is cut into pellets in an underwater...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-4-2019

#ICYMI, the @US_FDA is warning against the use of preowned test strips or test strips not authorized for sale in the U.S. Learn more about the #FDA's recommendations for buying safe test strips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q-vM6Wy1nU …

#ICYMI, the @US_FDA is warning against the use of preowned test strips or test strips not authorized for sale in the U.S. Learn more about the #FDA's recommendations for buying safe test strips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q-vM6Wy1nU …

#ICYMI, the @US_FDA is warning against the use of preowned test strips or test strips not authorized for sale in the U.S. Learn more about the #FDA's recommendations for buying safe test strips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q-vM6Wy1nU …

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

8-4-2019

Did you know the use of preowned test strips or test strips not authorized for sale in the U.S. may lead to inaccurate test results?  Stay informed and read more about the  #FDA's recommendation about buying safe test strips:  https://go.usa.gov/xmayR  #m

Did you know the use of preowned test strips or test strips not authorized for sale in the U.S. may lead to inaccurate test results? Stay informed and read more about the #FDA's recommendation about buying safe test strips: https://go.usa.gov/xmayR  #m

Did you know the use of preowned test strips or test strips not authorized for sale in the U.S. may lead to inaccurate test results? Stay informed and read more about the #FDA's recommendation about buying safe test strips: https://go.usa.gov/xmayR  #medicaldevice pic.twitter.com/3e8IqiueN8

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

4-4-2019

This vision was taken up in a Discussion Draft of the “Verifying Accurate Leading-edge In Vitro Clinical Test Development Act:”  https://go.usa.gov/xmc6J .

This vision was taken up in a Discussion Draft of the “Verifying Accurate Leading-edge In Vitro Clinical Test Development Act:” https://go.usa.gov/xmc6J .

This vision was taken up in a Discussion Draft of the “Verifying Accurate Leading-edge In Vitro Clinical Test Development Act:” https://go.usa.gov/xmc6J .

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-4-2019

Three questions to ask natural health practitioners about testing services

Three questions to ask natural health practitioners about testing services

Do your research before consenting to live blood analysis, electrodermal testing and other related tests

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

29-3-2019

TGA instructions for disinfectant testing

TGA instructions for disinfectant testing

TGO 104 will be published 1 April 2019 - the accompanying TGA Instructions for Disinfectants Testing is now available

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

28-3-2019


20 years of sampling and testing of centrally authorised products: 1998 – 2017

20 years of sampling and testing of centrally authorised products: 1998 – 2017

20 years of sampling and testing of centrally authorised products: 1998 – 2017

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

28-3-2019


20 years of sampling and testing programme for medicines authorised for the EU

20 years of sampling and testing programme for medicines authorised for the EU

20 years of sampling and testing programme for medicines authorised for the EU

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

28-3-2019


Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

26-2-2019

Survey of human insulin products

Survey of human insulin products

The TGA has tested a range of human insulin products and all met the applicable quality standards

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

12-2-2019

Helicobacter Test INFAI (INFAI GmbH)

Helicobacter Test INFAI (INFAI GmbH)

Helicobacter Test INFAI (Active substance: 13C - urea) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2019)1109 of Tue, 12 Feb 2019

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

4-2-2019

On February 1st, @US_FDA classified a Class I Recall, the most serious   type of recall: Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Recalls CoaguChek XS  PT Test Strips Used to Monitor Blood Thinner Warfarin Due to Inaccurate  Test Results. Find out more here:  h

On February 1st, @US_FDA classified a Class I Recall, the most serious type of recall: Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Recalls CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips Used to Monitor Blood Thinner Warfarin Due to Inaccurate Test Results. Find out more here: h

On February 1st, @US_FDA classified a Class I Recall, the most serious type of recall: Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Recalls CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips Used to Monitor Blood Thinner Warfarin Due to Inaccurate Test Results. Find out more here: https://go.usa.gov/xEX7Y  pic.twitter.com/MeFubksqsa

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-1-2019

On January 23rd, @US_FDA permitted the marketing of first test to aid in  the diagnosis of a sexually-transmitted infection known as Mycoplasma genitalium. For more information, read the press release here:  https://go.usa.gov/xEkt3  #FDA #MedicalDevice

On January 23rd, @US_FDA permitted the marketing of first test to aid in the diagnosis of a sexually-transmitted infection known as Mycoplasma genitalium. For more information, read the press release here: https://go.usa.gov/xEkt3  #FDA #MedicalDevice

On January 23rd, @US_FDA permitted the marketing of first test to aid in the diagnosis of a sexually-transmitted infection known as Mycoplasma genitalium. For more information, read the press release here: https://go.usa.gov/xEkt3  #FDA #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

16-1-2019

Sampling and testing for listed and complementary medicines

Sampling and testing for listed and complementary medicines

Updated to be consistent with PE009-13, the PIC/S Guide to GMP

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

15-1-2019

Ongoing stability testing for listed and complementary medicines

Ongoing stability testing for listed and complementary medicines

Updated to be consistent with PE009-13, the PIC/S Guide to GMP

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

5-12-2018

Updates to the Database of TGA laboratory testing results

Updates to the Database of TGA laboratory testing results

New release of results published

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

4-12-2018


Review and update of EMA guidelines to implement best practice with regard to 3Rs (replacement, reduction and refinement) in regulatory testing of medicinal products – report on actions taken

Review and update of EMA guidelines to implement best practice with regard to 3Rs (replacement, reduction and refinement) in regulatory testing of medicinal products – report on actions taken

Review and update of EMA guidelines to implement best practice with regard to 3Rs (replacement, reduction and refinement) in regulatory testing of medicinal products – report on actions taken

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency