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Safety and efficacy of FRA® Octazyme C Dry(endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase, mannan‐endo‐1,4‐β‐mannosidase, α‐amylase, endo‐1,3(4)‐β‐glucanase, pectinase, endo‐1,4‐β‐glucanase, protease, α‐galactosidase) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and chickens for fattening

assessment, the FEEDAP Panel concluded that the additive was safe for the consumers of food products obtained ... a zootechnical additive for chickens for fattening and weaned piglets. In a previous opinion of the EFSA Panel on ... Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP), the additive was characterised in full, ...

18 June 2019
Scientific Opinion

Call for input data for the Exposure Assessment of Food Enzymes- 4th Call

and list any additionally proposed food groups with the corresponding FoodEx category at the end of ... Deadline:  18 September 2019 4th Call: Input data for the Exposure Assessment of Food Enzymes Food ... processing (Sheet 3) 1. For FoodEx categories (column B), should any food group be excluded? Or are there any ...

17 June 2019

EFSA issues new advice on phosphates

reduce the content of phosphates when used as additives in food supplements as those who take them ... to as “phosphates” are authorised as food additives in the European Union. They are added to a wide ... sources, including natural sources and food additives.” The ADI corresponds to an intake of 2.8 grams of ...

12 June 2019

Safety and efficacy of Levucell SC® (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐1077) as a feed additive for calves and minor ruminant species and camelids at the same developmental stage

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel foods and ... Food Allergens (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on chia seeds (Salvia hispanica  L.) powders as ... novel foods (NFs) pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283. The NFs are partially defatted chia seed ...

12 June 2019
Scientific Opinion

Re-evaluation of the safety of phosphates (E 338–341, E 343, E 450–452)

The Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings added to Food (FAF) provided a scientific opinion ... re-evaluating the safety of phosphates (E 338–341, E 343, E 450–452) as food additives. The Panel considered ... that adequate exposure and toxicity data were available. Phosphates are authorised food additives in ...

12 June 2019
Scientific Opinion

Outcome of the questions for health professionals in the fields of nephrology, mineral metabolism, cardiovascular and nutrition medicine on phosphates food additives re-evaluation

E 343, E 450-452) food additives. The written public consultation for this document was open from 1 June ... its Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) wish to thank all stakeholders for their ... EFSA FAF Panel in the preparation of the opinion on re-evaluation of phosphates as food additives ...

12 June 2019
Technical report

Safety and efficacy of Biomin® DC‐P as a zootechnical feed additive for chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying and minor avian species to the point of lay

since that the components of the additive are considered safe for their use as food and feed ... The additive (trade name Biomin ® DC‐P) is a blend of five individual compounds (carvacrol, ... thymol, d‐carvone, methyl salicylate and l‐menthol) encapsulated with a hydrogenated vegetable oil. The additive is ...

11 June 2019
Scientific Opinion

'Food safety, everybody's business'- the first World Food Safety Day 2019

significant for food safety from primary production to final consumption. Additionally, good processing, ... Everyone has the right to safe, nutritious and sufficient food. Still today, almost one in ten ... people in the world fall ill after eating contaminated food. When food is not safe, children cannot ...

07 June 2019