Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to lycopene and protection of DNA, proteins and lipids from oxidative damage (ID 1608, 1609, 1611, 1662, 1663, 1664, 1899, 1942, 2081, 2082, 2142, 2374), protection of the skin from UV-induced (including photo-oxidative) damage (ID 1259, 1607, 1665, 2143, 2262, 2373), contribution to normal cardiac function (ID 1610, 2372), and maintenance of normal vision (ID 1827) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

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Article
Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2011;9(4):2031 [28 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2011.2031
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
Acknowledgements

The Panel wishes to thank for the preparatory work on this scientific opinion: The members of the Working Group on Claims: Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Marina Heinonen, Hannu Korhonen, Martinus Løvik, Ambroise Martin, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Inge Tetens, Hendrik van Loveren and Hans Verhagen. The members of the Claims Sub-Working Group on Cardiovascular Health/Oxidative Stress: Antti Aro, Marianne Geleijnse, Marina Heinonen, Ambroise Martin, Wilhelm Stahl and Henk van den Berg. The members of the Claims Sub-Working Group on Mental/Nervous System: Jacques Rigo, Astrid Schloerscheidt, Barbara Stewart-Knox, Sean (J.J.) Strain, and Peter Willatts.

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Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
On request from
European Commission
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2008-1997
EFSA-Q-2008-2343
EFSA-Q-2008-2344
EFSA-Q-2008-2345
EFSA-Q-2008-2346
EFSA-Q-2008-2347
EFSA-Q-2008-2398
EFSA-Q-2008-2399
EFSA-Q-2008-2400
EFSA-Q-2008-2401
EFSA-Q-2008-2560
EFSA-Q-2008-2632
EFSA-Q-2008-2675
EFSA-Q-2008-2814
EFSA-Q-2008-2815
EFSA-Q-2008-2875
EFSA-Q-2008-2876
EFSA-Q-2008-2995
EFSA-Q-2008-3105
EFSA-Q-2008-3106
EFSA-Q-2008-3107
Adopted
12 November 2010
Published in the EFSA Journal
8 April 2011
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
Note
Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords
Lycopene, oxidative damage, UV-induced damage, skin, cardiac function, vision, health claims
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Number of Pages
28