RIVM creates overview of nitrogen monitoring in water in Europe
Levels of salt, saturated fat, and sugar in most foods has remained the same or decreased
The levels of salt, saturated fat, and sugar in most processed foods has remained the same or decreased since 2018.
The 2020 Nitrate Report: nitrate levels in the water on farms on the rise again since 2017
Improvement of air quality continues
Interim injunction decision Nitrogen
In an interim injunction proceeding between Mesdag Zuivelfonds, Stichting Stikstofclaim and RIVM, the court has ruled that RIVM must decide on the availability and disclosure of data before 1 Janua
Exploratory RIVM calculations of nitrogen measures
The Dutch government announced its plans for the first steps in tackling the nitrogen deposition issue.
Openness about nitrogen
There is concern about the current approach to nitrogen and the proposed measures; these concerns have been expressed in Dutch society as a whole and amongst farmers in particular.
Discussion regarding health-based guidance value of PFOA
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a provisional health-based guidance value for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).