A Future in Food

A Future in Food programme helps teachers, pupils and parents better understand the food and drink manufacturing sector in Scotland, highlights the wide variety of careers on offer and explores the routes to access them.

FDF welcomes EFSA conclusions on bisphenol A (BPA)

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) welcomes the opinion of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on BPA which concludes that it poses no health risk to consumers of any age group at current exposure levels.

EFSA's confirmation of BPA's continued safe use should be the basis for regulatory decisions and we urge the European Commission and Member States to ensure that national measures are based on science.

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