Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to beta carotene and protection of DNA, proteins and lipids from oxidative damage (ID 19, 197, 1262, 1460), protection of the skin from UV-induced (including photo-oxidative) damage (ID 178, 197, 1263, 1461, 1968, 2320) and maintenance of the normal function of the immune system (ID 200, 1462) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

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Article
Beta-carotene, vitamin A, oxidative damage, UV-induced damage, immune system, health claims
First published in the EFSA Journal
8. April 2011
Adopted
12. November 2010
Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
Abstract

No abstract available

Panel members at the time of adoption
Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Hannu Korhonen, Pagona Lagiou, Martinus Løvik, Rosangela Marchelli, Ambroise Martin, Bevan Moseley, Monika Neuhäuser-Berthold, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Stephan Strobel, Inge Tetens, Daniel Tomé, Hendrik van Loveren and Hans Verhagen
Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
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doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2011.2021
EFSA Journal 2011;9(4):2021 [22 pp.].
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European Commission
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Number of Pages
22