Grafik zur Internationalen Grünen Woche 2023

What's in our food? The science in our cooking pots

Spotlight on food: The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) presents its BfR MEAL study at the Green Week in Berlin.

Die Europaflagge weht vor dem BfR

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs): Proposal for restriction under the REACH Regulation submitted to the European Chemicals Agency

The national authorities of Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway Sweden, and Germany, with the participation of the BfR, have investigated the risks to the environment and humans resulting from the production, use and marketing of PFASs.

Jodsalz wird aus einer Schachtel geschüttet

Declining iodine intake in the population: model scenarios to improve iodine intake in children and adolescents

In Germany, the typical natural iodine concentrations in food are not high enough to ensure an adequate intake of iodine for the general population. As a result of a recommendation to use iodised table salt in the food industry, artisanal food retail and private households, iodine intake in the general population in Germany has improved since the mid-1980's.

20 Years BfR

20 Years of the BfR

3rd BfR Science Slam


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