EFSA | Minutes of the 7th Meeting of the Working Group on Specifications of Food Additives | 14 April 2020 | Minutes


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The Minutes of the 7th Meeting of the Working Group on Specifications of Food Additives include the following scientific topics for discussion:

4.1. Re-evaluation of  ascorbyl palminate (E 304i) as a food additive in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age (EFSA-Q-2018-00089)

Data submitted on ascorbyl palmitate (E 304i) by interested business operators on the presence of toxic elements and residual solvents were discussed and an assessment of the available data was prepared. The assessment of the data will be further considered for the re-evaluation of this food additive at the EFSA Working Group on the re-evaluation of food additives permitted in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age. 

4.2. Re-evaluation of  sodium octenyl succinate (E1 450) as a food additive in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age (EFSA-Q-2018-00102) 

Data submitted on sodium octenyl succinate (E 1450) by interested business operators on the presence of toxic elements, sulfur dioxide, and octenyl succinic acid  were discussed and an assessment of the data was prepared. The assessment of the data will be further considered for the re-evaluation of this food additive at the EFSA Working Group on the reevaluation of food additives permitted in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age. 

Link to the EFSA | Minutes of the 7th Meeting of the Working Group on Specifications of Food Additives | 14 April 2020 | Minutes

                   

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