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Food safety, Public health
Type of act
Implementing regulation

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21 November 2017 - 19 December 2017 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • Hussein Samantar (Netherlands)
    19 December 2017 EU citizen
    Hussein Samantar (Netherlands)

    Salmonella is a dangerous infection and it's a notifiable disease of public health concern. Formaldehyde is the single most effective way of preventing salmonella. Formaldehyde is in many products such as cigarettes and cosmetics and even used in drug testing. The benefits outweigh the disadvantages. In its purest form it's dangerous that's why it's used in a stable blend in water (called formalin) for most uses and why the right safety...

  • Anonymous (United Kingdom)
    19 December 2017 EU citizen
    Anonymous (United Kingdom)

    As a research scientist with 20 years of experience in the field of microbiology, it is my own view that any decision on formaldehyde approval should be based on considered scientific opinions from reputable institutes such as SCOEL and EFSA.

  • Anonymous (Poland)
    19 Grudzień 2017 EU citizen
    Anonymous (Poland)

    W ostatnich dniach ukazał się wspólny raport Europejskiego Centrum ds. Zapobiegania i Kontroli Chorób (ECDC) oraz Europejskiego Urzędu ds. Bezpieczeństwa Żywności (EFSA) informujący o wzroście liczby przypadków zakażenia bakteriami Salmonella w Unii Europejskiej. W sumie w 2016 roku wykryto w Unii Europejskiej wykryto 94 530 przypadków tej choroby wśród ludzi. W Polsce według danych Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego – Państwowego...

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