Scientific terms

Hazard vs. risk (Infographic)

19 December 2016

An infographic to help you to understand the distinction between hazard and risk.


Correlation vs. causation (Infographic)

19 December 2016

Causation does not necessarily mean causation! This infographic you help you understand the difference.


Absolute vs. relative risk (Infographic)

19 December 2016

An infographic to help you to understand the difference between absolute risks and relative risks


Acceptable Daily Intakes (ADIs) Q&A

01 December 2016

The Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) is defined as an estimate of the amount of a food additive, expressed on a bodyweight basis that can be ingested on a daily basis over a lifetime without appreciable risk to health...


Dietary reference values: A reference for whom?

01 December 2013

Dietary Reference Values (DRVs) are important for supporting public health, developing labelling laws and identifying populations at risk of over- or under-consumption. However, the process of developing them is complex, and they should not be viewed as recommendations or goals for individuals.