EFSA | Minutes of the 28th Meeting of the Working Group on the Re-evaluation of Sweeteners | 27 November 2020 | Minutes


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The Minutes of the 28th Meeting of the Working Group on the Re-evaluation of Sweeteners includes the following scientific topics for discussion:

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

The results of the exposure assessment of neotame (E 961) were discussed. Toxicological data/Implementation of the protocol: a discussion on the risk assessment approach for the safety evaluation of neotame (E 961) took place. Next steps to move forward were noted. This draft opinion will be discussed in a forthcoming WG meeting.

5.2 Sucralose (E 955) EFSA-Q-2011-00724

The preliminary results on the exposure assessment of sucralose (E 955) were discussed. A discussion took place on the technical data (i.e. stability and impurities) of sucralose (E 955) submitted by interested business operator. Toxicological data: the outcome of the categorisation step (in Distiller) was presented. Next steps to move forward were noted. This draft opinion will be discussed in a forthcoming WG meeting.

5.3 Thaumatin (E 957) EFSA-Q-2011-00725

The results on the exposure assessment of thaumatin (E 957) were discussed. A discussion took place on the risk of bias table for human studies as well as on the risk of bias evaluation of human studies on thaumatin (E 957). Toxicological data: a general discussion took place on the data extraction for human and animal studies. Next steps to move forward were noted. This draft opinion will be discussed in a forthcoming WG meeting.

5.4 Neohesperidine DC (E 959) EFSA-Q-2011-00726

The preliminary results on the exposure assessment of neohesperidine DC (E 959) were discussed. Next steps to move forward were noted. This draft opinion will be discussed in a forthcoming WG meeting.

Link to the Minutes of the 28th Meeting of the Working Group on the Re-evaluation of Sweeteners

                   

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