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EFSA publishes guidance on the safety evaluation of food enzymes

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a guidance document specifying the type of information that industry should provide to enable EFSA to carry out the safety assessments on food enzymes. The guidance takes into account the outcome of ...

12 August 2009

CEF Guidance on Food Enzymes

No abstract available doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2009.1305 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2007-080 Panels:  Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids Panel members at the time of adoption:  Arturo Anadón, David Bell, Mona-Lise Binderup, Wilfried Bu ...

12 August 2009

Public consultation on Guidance of the Scientific Panel on Food Contact Material, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF) on the Submission of a Dossier on Food Enzymes for Evaluation by the Scientific Panel of Food Contact Material, Enzymes,

Deadline:  8 June 2009 The European Commission has asked EFSA to establish guidelines to assist applicants in the preparation and submission of applications for the safety evaluation of food enzymes. This mandate arises from the Regulation (EC) No 1331/20 ...

07 April 2009

EFSA updates advice on bisphenol

The European Food Safety Authority’s AFC Panel[1] has issued a further scientific opinion on a specific aspect of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), concerning its elimination from the body and how that relates to the risk assessment of BPA for humans. The a ...

23 July 2008

EFSA publishes guidelines on recycled plastics

Following a  public consultation, EFSA’s Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC) has today published guidelines for applicants for the safety evaluation of recycled plastics to be used in c ...

01 July 2008

Update on bisphenol A

EFSA is aware of the draft U.S. NTP (National Toxicology Program) brief on bisphenol A and the Environment Canada draft screening assessment report and the Risk Management scope document. EFSA is also aware that Health Canada will be publishing in the nea ...

25 April 2008