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EFSA explains draft scientific opinion on a tolerable upper intake level for dietary sugars

EFSA was asked by five European countries to set a science-based Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) for dietary sugars from all sources. While it was not possible to set a UL, EFSA’s scientists concluded that the intake of added and free sugars should be as low as possible. EFSA is publicly consulting on this draft opinion and welcomes new scientific insights that can contribute to its finalisation by the end of 2021.