Food ingredients and packaging working groups

Name Minutes (last update) Composition
Application 2017-2018 - ANS Panel - Mandate
1 February 2018
Evaluation of substances used to reduce microbial contamination from products of animal origin (Standing WG) - CEF Panel
23 February 2018
Exposure assessment - ANS Panel - Mandate
20 December 2017
Flavourings 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate
9 February 2018
Food contact material 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate
20 December 2017
Food Enzymes 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate
26 January 2018
Genotoxicity 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate
9 February 2018
Guidance on Nutrient Sources - ANS Panel
8 September 2017
Phosphates - ANS Panel
29 January 2018
Phthalates - CEF Panel
Available soon
Procedures under Article 8 of Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 (Standing WG) - ANS Panel - Mandate
24 January 2018
Re-evaluation of food additives for use in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age - ANS Panel
Available soon
Re-evaluation of Food Additives other than Gums & Colours 2017-2018 - ANS Panel - Mandate
19 January 2018
Re-evaluation of Food Colours 2017-2018 - ANS Panel - Mandate
26 November 2015
Re-evaluation of Gums and Food Additives from Natural Sources 2017-2018 - ANS Panel - Mandate
9 February 2018
Re-evaluation of other miscellaneous food additives with 2018 deadline (Standing WG) - ANS Panel - Mandate
29 January 2018
Re-evaluation of Starches, Celluloses and Pectins - ANS Panel - Mandate
12 May 2017
Recycling plastics 2017-2018 - CEF Panel - Mandate
20 December 2017

Past working groups

Annual DoIs of former EFSA experts are available on request.

Name Minutes (last update)
Allura Red - ANS Panel
23 April 2013
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
Exposure assessment - ANS Panel
24 June 2014
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
Genotox ad hoc - CEF Panel
30 June 2014
Guidance on food additives - ANS Panel
24 May 2012
Isoflavones - ANS Panel
6 October 2015
National experts meeting on BPA processing aids - CEF Panel
16 April 2012
Ramazzini Institute study on aspartame in mice and methanol - ANS Panel
Available soon
Re-evaluation of Nitrates - Nitrites 2014-2017 - ANS Panel - Mandate
1 June 2017
Toxicology - ANS Panel
10 June 2013
WG 'B' Food additives and nutrient sources 2008-2011 - ANS Panel
12 March 2012