Food ingredients and packaging working groups

Name Minutes (last update) Composition
BPA re-evaluation - CEP Panel Available soon
Enzymes - CEP Panel Available soon
Food Additives Applications - FAF Panel Available soon
Food Contact Materials - CEP Panel Available soon
Miscellaneous - FAF Panel Available soon
Phosphates - FAF Panel Available soon
Phthalates - CEP Panel Available soon
Recycling Plastic - CEP Panel Available soon
WG on the evaluation of substances used to reduce microbial contamination from products of animal origin - CEP Panel Available soon
WG on the re-evaluation of food additives permitted in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age - FAF Panel Available soon
WG on the re-evaluation of remaining food additives other than colours and sweeteners - FAF Panel Available soon

Past working groups

Annual DoIs of former EFSA experts are available on request.

Name Minutes (last update)
Allura Red - ANS Panel 23 April 2013
Application 2017-2018 - ANS Panel - Mandate 2 July 2018
Aspartame - ANS Panel 22 November 2013
Assessment of carcinogenicity of sucralose - ANS Panel 23 March 2017
Bisphenol A (BPA) Exposure 2012 - CEF Panel 2 May 2014
Botanicals in food 17 September 2013
BPA assessment protocol 29 November 2017
BPA Immunotoxicity - CEF Panel 20 September 2016
BPA Toxicology 2012 - CEF Panel 30 January 2015
Chemistry and Specifications - ANS Panel 7 July 2014
Enzymes - CEF Panel 25 June 2014
Evaluation of substances used to reduce microbial contamination from products of animal origin (Standing WG) - CEF Panel 27 June 2018
Exposure assessment - ANS Panel - Mandate 16 July 2018
Exposure assessment - ANS Panel 24 June 2014
Flavourings 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate 16 July 2018
Food additives and nutrient sources 2008-2011 - ANS Panel 27 April 2012
Food additives and nutrient sources 2011-2014 - ANS Panel (Working Group A) 24 June 2014
Food additives and nutrient sources 2011-2014 - ANS Panel (Working Group B) 11 August 2014
Food contact material 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate 8 June 2018
Food Enzymes 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate 28 June 2018
Genotox ad hoc - CEF Panel 30 June 2014
Genotoxicity 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate 16 July 2018
Guidance on food additives - ANS Panel 24 May 2012
Guidance on Nutrient Sources - ANS Panel 28 March 2018
Isoflavones - ANS Panel 6 October 2015
National experts meeting on BPA processing aids - CEF Panel 16 April 2012
Phosphates - ANS Panel 20 June 2018
Phthalates - CEF Panel 12 July 2018
Procedures under Article 8 of Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 (Standing WG) - ANS Panel - Mandate 18 June 2018
Ramazzini Institute study on aspartame in mice and methanol - ANS Panel Available soon
Re-evaluation of food additives for use in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age - ANS Panel 4 July 2018
Re-evaluation of Food Additives other than Gums & Colours 2017-2018 - ANS Panel - Mandate 22 June 2018
Re-evaluation of Food Colours 2017-2018 - ANS Panel - Mandate 2 July 2018
Re-evaluation of Gums and Food Additives from Natural Sources 2017-2018 - ANS Panel - Mandate 2 July 2018
Re-evaluation of Nitrates - Nitrites 2014-2017 - ANS Panel - Mandate 1 June 2017
Re-evaluation of other miscellaneous food additives with 2018 deadline (Standing WG) - ANS Panel - Mandate 25 June 2018
Re-evaluation of Starches, Celluloses and Pectins - ANS Panel - Mandate 12 May 2017
Recycling plastics 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate 13 June 2018
Toxicology - ANS Panel 10 June 2013
WG 'B' Food additives and nutrient sources 2008-2011 - ANS Panel 12 March 2012