Since August 2014, the French Caribbean and French Guiana have been experiencing successive waves of Sargassum seaweed washing up on their coastlines. Despite the efforts made to clean it up, the seaweed decomposes in situ. This leads to the production of hydrogen sulphide (H2S), which can sometimes be detected at high concentrations. Doctors' reports concerning the health effects suffered by people exposed to H2S, and complaints from the general public relating to the problem of odours, have increased s...
France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire
Published on: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200
The GMO Panel has previously assessed genetically modified (GM) soybean BPS‐CV127‐9. This soybean was found to be as safe and nutritious as its conventional counterpart and commercial soybean varieties with respect to potential effects on human and animal health and the environment in the context of its intended uses. On 16 February 2018, European Commission requested EFSA to analyse new nucleic acid sequencing data and updated bioinformatics data for GM soy...
Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority
When consumed by women before and during pregnancy, folic acid, a B vitamin, may help prevent neural tube defects (NTDs).
FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Oxybee (Active substance: oxalic acid dihydrate) - New authorisation - Commission Decision (2018)684 of Mon, 05 Feb 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/V/C/4296
Europe -DG Health and Food Safety