PCBS AND DIOXINS

BY KEITH NUTHALL
A LONG-TERM strategy to reduce the amount of PCB's and dioxins in food and animal feed has been published by the European Commission. Alongside the already announced proposed maximum limits for the chemicals, which EU health ministers are expected to agree on November 15, Brussels has now also suggested actions to take over the next five years regarding hazard identification, risk assessment, risk management, research, public information and international cooperation. It has also proposed measures for the next 10 years including data ...


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