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EFSA gets into flavourings

The Executive Director of the European Food Safety Authority, Geoffrey Podger, has given the green light to a landmark contract in the Authority’s scientific development. As part of an important initiative aimed at making EU food safer; from July 2005 at ...

18 March 2003
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Meetings with Member States

Meetings with Member States bring together Panel experts, EFSA scientific staff and technical experts from Member States to discuss scientific issues and exchange views on various aspects of risk assessment related to food ingredients and packaging. Depen ...

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Scientific Network on Food Contact Materials (FCM)

The FCM Network is a platform for cooperation on risk assessment activities and approaches of mutual interest to EFSA and Member States. The Network enhances collaboration between scientists involved in risk assessment of food contact materials to support ...

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Food contact material applications: overview and procedure

EFSA evaluates the safety of substances used in food contact materials (FCM) including active and intelligent materials. EFSA also evaluates the safety of recycling processes for recycled plastics used in FCM. Applications are submitted to the national co ...

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Food ingredient applications: overview and procedure

EFSA evaluates the safety of regulated food ingredients before they can be authorised for use on the European market. Food ingredients are chemical substances which are used as food additives, food enzymes, flavourings, smoke flavourings and sources of vi ...

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Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain

CONTAM The Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) provides scientific advice on contaminants in the food chain and undesirable substances such as natural toxicants, mycotoxins and residues of unauthorised substances. CONTAM Panel Members are sci ...

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Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings

FAF The Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF)* evaluates the safety of chemical substances added to food and consumer exposure to them. The Panel's work mainly concerns substances evaluated by EFSA before their use can be authorised in the EU ...

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Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids

CEP The Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP)* evaluates the safety of chemical substances added to food or used in food packaging, and related processes. The Panel's work mainly concerns substances and processes evaluate ...

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Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens

NDA The Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) deals with questions related to human nutrition, novel foods, nutrient sources, foods for special groups such as infant formulae, health claims on food products, dietary reference values, an ...

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Nutrition applications: overview and procedure

EFSA assesses the scientific basis of nutrition and health claims submitted for authorisation in the EU. Work in the area of nutrition related to applications also includes the evaluation of novel foods, infant formulae and food allergens. The European Co ...

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