EFSA | Minutes of the 25th Meeting of the Working Group on the Re-evaluation of Sweeteners | 03 July 2020 | Minutes


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The Minutes of the 25th Meeting of the Working Group on the Reevaluation of Sweeteners includes the following scientific topics for discussion:

Neotame (E 961) EFSA-Q-2011-00740

Some feedback on the clarification teleconference held on 4 June 2020 with one of the interested parties was given. The exposure assessment of neotame was discussed. Next steps to move forward were noted. The sections of the draft opinion on toxicological data and on the implementation of the protocol were discussed. Next steps to move forward were noted. This draft opinion will be discussed in a forthcoming WG meeting.

Thaumatin (E 957) EFSA-Q-2011-00725 Technical data

An update on the outcome of the 24th WG Sweeteners meeting (subgroup chemistry) held on 25 June 2020 was given. The exposure assessment of thaumatin was discussed. Next steps to move forward were noted. Toxicological data: a presentation on the results of the screening (call for data), on the appraisal of the studies (in Distiller), and on some other general considerations (e.g. thaumatin-like proteins, allergenicity, genotoxicity) was given and a discussion took place. Next steps to move forward were noted. This draft opinion will be discussed in a forthcoming WG meeting.

Link to the Minutes of the 25th Meeting of the Working Group on the Reevaluation of Sweeteners


                   

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