Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Category : NEWS, NUTRILEGAL | Author : experts

Under Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008, EFSA must re-evaluate by 2020 all authorized food additives.

For the re-evaluation of food additives for 2013 and 2014, EFSA has launched a new call for data asking Member States and other stakeholders for two types of data for 51 food additives in total: figures from industry on the amounts of these additives they report using in their products; and data derived from analyses indicating actual levels of these additives found in foods and drinks from national food authorities, research institutions, academia, food industry and other stakeholders.

The deadlines for the submission of data on usage level and/or concentration data in food and beverages intended for human consumption concerning the food additives listed in the table below is July and November 2013:

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