Título: What are GM plants? Autor: EFSAChannel Duración: 03:47 Fecha de Publicación: 17-07-22 Resumen: Ever wondered how or why a genetically modified organism is created? An EFSA expert goes back to basics with GM plants and also talks about the role EFSA plays in evaluating their safety.Leer Más
What are GM animals?
Título: What are GM animals? Autor: EFSAChannel Duración: 03:30 Fecha de Publicación: 17-07-22 Resumen: There is no food or feed from GM animals on the EU market, but techniques in this area of science are developing all the time. An EFSA scientist looks at how a GM animal might be created in the laboratory and […]Leer Más
What is novel food?
Título: What is novel food? Autor: EFSAChannel Duración: 03:42 Fecha de Publicación: 13-06-17 Resumen: Novel food as such is not really new – throughout history we have added new foods to our diets or introduced new ways of preparing food. As this process continues, consumers need to be sure that any novel food coming to […]Leer Más
What are health claims and how are they assessed?
Título: What are health claims and how are they assessed? Autor: EFSAChannel Duración: 17:12 Fecha de Publicación: 17-07-12 Resumen: Food manufacturers make all sorts of claims about their products on labels and in packaging – such as Brand X boosts your immune system or Brand Y reduces your body weight. But unless such claims can […]Leer Más
What is environmental risk assessment?
Título: What is environmental risk assessment? Autor: EFSAchannel Duración: 03:40 Fecha de Publicación: 16-07-22 Resumen: The environment is a broad concept that describes our surroundings. It includes air, water, land, plants and wildlife. Environmental risk assessment is a scientific process that identifies and evaluates threats to the environment, in particular to living organisms, their habitats […]Leer Más
Food processing contaminants
Título: Food processing contaminants Autor: EFSAChannel Duración: 03:39 Fecha de Publicación: 06-02-22 Resumen: Process contaminants, what are they? What are scientists doing to protect consumers? And how can consumers reduce their exposure to them? This video explains.Leer Más
Nutrition: dietary reference values
Título: Nutrition: dietary reference values Autor: EFSAchannel Duración: 4:42 Fecha de Publicación: 07-01-13 Resumen: Humans need many different food nutrients if they are to stay healthy and reduce the risk of diet-related disease. Dietary Reference Values are the amounts of nutrients that people need to stay healthy — but how are they calculated? This video […]Leer Más
What is a model?
Título: What is a model? Autor: EFSAchannel Duración: 3:36 Fecha de Publicación: 14-11-16 Resumen: A model is a simple representation of reality that helps us to understand how something works. But models can also help us to understand unknowns or predict what might happen. So, for example, we can we predict the potential risk to […]Leer Más
What are pesticides and how do they get into our food?
Título: What are pesticides and how do they get into our food? Autor: EFSAchannel Duración: 2:48 Fecha de Publicación: 17-07-22 Resumen: Pesticides play an important role in maintaining yields of agricultural crops. However, the residues from pesticides can potentially be harmful to humans if they get into the food we eat. A pesticides expert at […]Leer Más