Low-dose theory in the area of food safety – EFSA sets the record straight

The European Safety Agency (EFSA) has added more certainty to the discussion about the so-called ‘low dose’ theory: “it is so far not supported for substances in the area of food safety.” Over the years there have been multiple allegations

Detecting for the sake of detection

Imagine if detective Miss Marple or Hercule Poirot spent their time solving trivial questions about who made the tea with tepid water, rather than solving complex crimes. This is the essence of what the Stanford University School of Medicine study about bisphenol-A


BPA in beer cans: Cheers to an informed debate

Since beer cans have become cool again (even in Belgium, the world’s number one beer country), there’s been increasing coverage in the media of the exposure from the minimal amounts of BPA used to line the aluminum cans. Media outlets,