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EFSA issues food additive priority list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 29 2013

The European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) has issued a priority list of food additives "for which scientific data are required to finalize their

EFSA calls for additional scientific data on aspartame

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 3 2012

As part of an ongoing food additive assessment, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has requested additional scientific data on aspartame “related to 5-benzyl-3,6-dioxo-2-piperazine acetic acid (DKP) and other primary or secondary degradation products from aspartame.”

EFSA announces follow-up meeting on aspartame consultation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 8 2013

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced an April 9, 2013, scientific meeting to discuss its draft opinion on the re-evaluation of

EFSA finds aspartame safe at current exposure levels

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 13 2013

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Food (ANS) has published its full risk assessment

EU directive bans fruit juices with added sugar

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 9 2012

The Council of the European Union (EU) has adopted a directive banning the use of added sugars in any fruit juices sold in Europe

EFSA approves use of advantame sweetener

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 2 2013

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that the sweetener advantame is safe for human consumption. Derived from aspartame and

EFSA issues additional opinions on “functional food” health claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 22 2010

In its ongoing review of food product health claims, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has adopted 75 new opinions addressing 808 claims

UK’s FSA announces moratorium on “desinewed meat”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 6 2012

The U.K. Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced a moratorium on the production of “desinewed meat” (DSM) from cattle, sheep and goats after the European Commission decided “that DSM does not comply with European Union EU single market legislation.”

EFSA publishes guidance on health claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 10 2012

The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA Panel) has issued two guidance documents establishing “the scientific requirements for the substantiation of health claims related to functions of the nervous system, including psychological functions, and those related to physical performance.”

EU court allows challenges to proposals for chemical phase-out

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 22 2013

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld the European Chemicals Agency's (ECHA's) decision to list several substances as "substances of very