Spanish scientists have published a number of reports in English covering the safety of food dried outdoors, the effects of climate change on mycotoxins in food and the tuberculosis risk from raw milk cheese.

They were previously adopted by the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition’s (AESAN) Scientific Committee.
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The greatest risks of serious health effects from contaminants in food are associated with arsenic and certain mycotoxins, according to an analysis in Finland.

The Finnish Food Authority (Ruokavirasto) wanted to identify the important chemical contaminants covered in legislation or monitoring recommendations.

Prioritization of contaminants is based on data on
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There is not a one size fits all solution when it comes to managing chemical hazards, according to PepsiCo.

Alex Mendes, vice president of global food safety and microbiology at PepsiCo, spoke recently about chemical hazards such as heavy metals, allergens, mycotoxins and pesticides and the impacts from immediate to
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