The European Commission has added ethylene oxide to a list of pesticides that should be tested for following the substance being behind thousands of recalls in recent years.

New legislation means European countries must take and test certain food samples for ethylene oxide from 2023 until 2026.

It shall be

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The European Commission has relaxed checks on melons from Honduras but added controls for vanilla extract from the United States.

Changes were made as part of updated legislation on the rate of official controls and emergency measures for food of non-animal origin imported into Europe. Rules are modified every six

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The European Commission is to change the rules around the presence of ethylene oxide in food additives.

A revision was made because of the challenge in enforcing the current law because of a lack of clarity on the source of ethylene oxide in food additives. In the EU, use of

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