Category Archives: GMOs

Food industry and the FDA are involved in a tussle over the safety of new probiotic bacteria

Food industry and the FDA are involved in a tussle over the safety of new probiotic bacteria

It all started by the publication of the Federal Drug Administration of a draft of New Dietary Ingredients (NDI) containing a section on probiotics, the gut friendly bacteria that are all the rage in current nutrition science. We have discussed probiotics and their pros and cons in several previous posts. …Read the Rest

No food safety threat from cloned animals, EFSA re-confirms (foodnavigator)

No food safety threat from cloned animals, EFSA re-confirms (foodnavigator)

MediNewsDigest: After the GMO salmon, now the cloned whatever……It’s all safe folks says the EFSA (European Food Safety Authority ). OK, the cloned animals die sooner than normal.  Ok, the risk analysis is  “….no obvious negative effects were seen in rats fed meat from clones compared with feeding conventional meat…..”. …Read the Rest

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