EFSA | Minutes of the 26th Meeting of the Working Group on the Reevaluation of Sweeteners | 24 September 2020 | Minutes


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The Minutes of the 26th Meeting of the Working Group on the Reevaluation of Sweeteners includes the following scientific outputs for discussion:

(*) Neohesperidine DC (E959) EFSA-Q-2011-00726

A discussion on some technical data took place within the subgroup Chemistry. Next steps to move forward were noted.

(*) Neohesperidine DC (E959) EFSA-Q-2011-00726 (Exposure)

A presentation on the data available (i.e. Mintel, use levels) on neohesperidine DC (E 959) was given, and a discussion took place. Next steps to move forward were noted.

(*) Thaumatin (E 957) EFSA-Q-2011-00725 Some part of the technical section of the draft opinion (i.e. manufacturing process, method of analysis and stability and reaction/fate in food) were discussed.

Next steps to move forward were noted. Toxicological data: an update on the appraisal of the toxicological studies of Thaumatin using the DistillerSR tool took place; a presentation on the appraisal process using the DistillerSR tool was given to the Working Group. Genotoxicity studies and other toxicity studies were discussed. Next steps to move forward were noted.

Link to the Minutes of the 26th Meeting of the Working Group on the Reevaluation of Sweeteners

                   

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