Outcome of a public consultation on the Draft Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) on Dietary Reference Values for vitamin C
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on the Draft Scientific Opinion on Dietary Reference Values (DRVs) for vitamin C, prepared by the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA Panel) and endorsed by the Panel for public consultation at its Plenary meeting on 31 May 2013. The written public consultation for this document was open from 28 June 2013 to 31 August 2013. EFSA received comments from five interested parties. EFSA and its NDA Panel wish to thank all stakeholders for their contributions. The current report summarises the outcome of the public consultation, and includes a brief summary of the comments received and how the comments were addressed. The NDA Panel prepared an updated version of the Scientific Opinion on Dietary Reference Values for vitamin C taking into account the questions/comments received. The Opinion was discussed and adopted at the NDA Plenary meeting on 10 October 2013, and is published in the EFSA Journal.