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special news Our latest "Nutrition Research Highlights" (issue 1/2014) is on-line!
In this issue: Dietary phosphorus on the rise; Better body weight prediction tools; New Nordic Diet recommendations; Interplay of socio-economic status, diet, ...
Nutrition | Mar 20, 2014
special news Workshop on "Advancing Adverse Outcome Pathways for Integrated Toxicology and Regulatory Applications"
Co-organised by JRC's IHCP and IES, Environment Canada, US EPA, US ERDC & academic organisations from USA, Switzerland and Norway
Alternatives to Animal Testing | Mar 19, 2014
special news Control over import and export of hazardous chemicals handed over to ECHA
On 1 March 2014 the important page turned in the 20-year long history of Joint Research Centre (JRC) work on chemicals dossier. As the new rules concerning the ...
Export and import of hazardous chemicals | Mar 11, 2014
special news Alternatives to animal testing: EURL ECVAM publishes its Recommendation on the KeratinoSens™ assay for skin sensitisation testing
KeratinoSens™ may prove a useful component of integrated approaches for skin sensitisation hazard assessment, and may also be able to contribute to the ...
Alternatives to Animal Testing | Feb 19, 2014
special news SEURAT-1 meeting showcases new results and challenges in alternative methods to animal testing
Repeated dose systemic toxicity testing of chemicals : highlights from the 4th Annual Meeting of SEURAT-1 (Barcelona, 5-6 February 2014)
Alternatives to Animal Testing | Feb 18, 2014
special news JRC published a harmonisation framework for health-based evaluation of indoor emissions from construction products in the European Union
The harmonisation framework concerns the health based evaluation of chemical emissions from construction products based on the lowest concentration of interest ...
Indoor Air Quality | Feb 06, 2014
special news Striving for 21st century toxicology – exploiting mechanistic understanding to further alternative methods
Report on how Toxicity Pathway concepts can be applied in chemical safety assessment
Alternatives to Animal Testing | Jan 24, 2014
special news Our latest "Nutrition Research Highlights" (issue 6/2013) is on-line!
In this issue: Social influences on food choice; food reward messaging; the food addiction concept; approaches to ensuring good hydration.
Nutrition | Jan 20, 2014
special news Watch EURL ECVAM's new video: Advancing safety assessment without animals
EURL ECVAM scientists inform you on their latest activities and achievements
Alternatives to Animal Testing | Jan 09, 2014
special news JRC releases online web platform on nanomaterials
The JRC released a first version of its web platform on nanomaterials which is mainly based on links to available information.
Nanomaterials | Dec 20, 2013
special news How to reduce animal use in genotoxicity testing : EURL ECVAM releases its strategy
Satisfying regulatory safety assessment with alternative methods
Alternatives to animal testing | Dec 18, 2013
special news Alternatives to animal testing: EURL ECVAM publishes its Recommendation on a Cell Transformation Assay for carcinogenicity testing based on the Bhas 42 cell line
In its Recommendation, EURL ECVAM summarises key performance parameters of this in vitro method and its use within integrated approaches to assessing the ...
Alternatives to Animal Testing | Dec 17, 2013
special news JRC launches new food safety exposure tool
On 9 December 2013, the JRC launched FACET, a Flavourings, Additives, and food Contact materials Exposure Tool consisting of a downloadable programme to ...
Food and Consumer Products | Dec 13, 2013
special news Alternatives to animal testing: EURL ECVAM publishes its Recommendation on the Direct Peptide Reactivity Assay for skin sensitisation testing
In its Recommendation, EURL ECVAM summarises key performance parameters of this in vitro method and its use within integrated approaches to assessing the skin ...
Alternatives to Animal Testing | Dec 12, 2013
special news ICATM partners agree to strengthen international cooperation on alternatives to animal testing
On 26 and 27 November 2013, the EU Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM) of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre ...
Alternatives to Animal Testing | Dec 04, 2013
special news Trans fatty acids in European diets
JRC workshop report discusses health and legislative implications of trans fatty acids intake
Nutrition, Health | Nov 13, 2013
special news Quantitative determination of the biodistribution of nanoparticles: could radiolabelling be the answer?
In a recent article co-authored by CIC biomaGUNE (San Sebastian, Spain) and JRC, scientists from the two Institutions discuss the advantages of nanoparticle ...
Nanotechnology | Nov 11, 2013
special news Our latest "Nutrition Research Highlights" (issue 5/2013) is on-line!
Read about: nuts consumption and cardiovascular health; gut bacteria and metabolic health; micronutrient deficiencies in Europe; current views on childhood ...
Nutrition | Oct 23, 2013
special news Our latest "Nutrition Research Highlights" (issue 4/2013) is on-line!
Read about: short sleep duration and overweight; your decisions are what you eat ; iodine deficiency; marketing foods for children
Nutrition | Sep 08, 2013
special news ENCR-JRC Collaboration and Official Website Launch
FLASH INFO – LAUNCHING OF THE ENCR/JRC WEBSITE - August 2013
Cancer Policy Support | Aug 13, 2013
special news Nanotechnology in manufacturing paints for eco-efficient buildings
JRC contributes to a book on "Nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction"
Nanotechnology | Jul 15, 2013
special news JRC nominates the first members of the EU Network of Laboratories for the Validation of Alternative Methods (EU-NETVAL)
An important step to strengthen the EU's capacity to validate new methods that reduce, refine or replace animal testing
Alternative Methods | Jul 04, 2013
special news "SEURAT-1 meets Tox21": international cooperation in safety assessment of chemicals using animal-free methods
Workshop brings forward concrete proposals for working together towards common research aims
Alternative Methods | Jul 02, 2013
special news Our latest "Nutrition Research Highlights" (issue 3/2013) is on-line!
Read about: smarter school lunchrooms; genes and food choices; salt intake debate; trans fats in supplements; meeting of the International Society for ...
Nutrition | Jun 27, 2013
special news Alternatives to animal testing: EURL ECVAM renews its Scientific Advisory Committee
New ESAC meets for the first time to discuss its peer-review work plan
Alternative Methods | Jun 26, 2013
special news JRC develops a testing strategy for unapproved variety of GM-wheat
Following the announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that an unapproved variety of genetically modified, herbicide resistant wheat was found in a ...
GMO | Jun 19, 2013
special news How to increase up-take rates in colorectal cancer screening
JRC organises an expert workshop
Public Health | Jun 12, 2013
special news EURL ECVAM meets with its regulatory advisory network and stakeholder forum
Emphasis on multilateral cooperation for delivering 3Rs solutions
Alternatives to animal testing | Jun 07, 2013
special news EURL ECVAM releases progress report on the development, validation and regulatory acceptance of alternative methods
An overview of advances made since 2010 relevant to the safety assessment of cosmetic ingredients
Alternatives to animal testing | May 29, 2013
special news Alternatives to animal testing: EURL ECVAM publishes its Recommendation on an in vitro cytotoxicity assay for acute oral toxicity testing
EURL ECVAM details the performance, applicability and limitations of this 'in vitro' test for acute oral toxicity - one of two remaining health effects ...
Alternatives to animal testing | May 02, 2013