EFSA | Minutes of the 16th Meeting of the Working Group on Food Additives Permitted in Foods for Infants Below 16 Weeks of Age | 06 November 2020 | Minutes


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The Minutes of the 16th Meeting of the Working Group on Food Additives Permitted in Foods for Infants Below 16 Weeks of Age includes the following scientific topics for discussion:

Re-evaluation of pectin (E 440i) and amidated pectin (E 440ii) as a food additive in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age

The draft opinion was discussed and revised. The draft opinion will be further discussed in a forthcoming FAF Plenary meeting.

Re-evaluation of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (E 466) as a food additive in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age

The working group discussed the approach to be taken in the assessment of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (E 466) considering the data submitted by the interested business operators. The draft opinion will be further discussed in a forthcoming working group meeting.

Update from the Specification WG: calcium carbonate (E 170) and silicon dioxide (E 551)

An update on the discussion on calcium carbonate (E 170) and silicon dioxide (E 551) held at the Specification Working Group was provided.

Link to the Minutes of the 16th Meeting of the Working Group on Food Additives Permitted in Foods for Infants Below 16 Weeks of Age

                   

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