• September 1, 2020
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EU | Draft Regulation on the list of substances that may be added to infant and follow-on formula, baby food and processed cereal-based food


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Title of document
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation amending the Annex to Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of substances that may be added to infant and follow-on formula, baby food and processed cereal-based food (4 page(s), in English; 2 page(s), in English)

Description
This draft Commission Delegated Regulation concerns authorisation of the addition of calcium L-methylfolate, as a source of folate to infant and follow-on formula, processed cereal-based food and baby food in the future in line with the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) relevant scientific opinion.

Notifying member: European Union

NotificationG/TBT/N/EU/734

Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

Objective
The proposed measure aims at allowing the addition of calcium L-methylfolate, as a source of folate to infant and follow-on formula, processed cereal-based food and baby food. The draft measure reflects the favourable outcome of the safety assessment by EFSA. In order to allow the addition of calcium L-methylfolate, as a source of folate to infant and follow-on formula, processed cereal-based food and baby food it is necessary to amend the Annex to Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 on food intended for infants and young children, food for special medical purposes and total diet replacement for weight control.

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Agency responsible
European Commission


Timing:

  • Submission: 27/08/2020
  • Reception: 28/08/2020
  • Distribution: 01/09/2020
  • Final date for comments: 30/10/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

                   

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