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Food additives and their re-evaluation in the EU

Found in Whats in food 16 April 2014

EU legislation on food additives is based on the principle that only additives that have passed a full safety assessment are authorised for use. Despite this, a recent Eurobarometer survey indicated that 66%...


Food additives and preschool children

Found in Whats in food 19 March 2013

Researchers from the University College Dublin looked at the regulatory basis for the use of food additives, focusing on young children’s dietary exposure to food additives.


EFSA conclude aspartame and its breakdown products are safe

Found in Whats in food 08 January 2014

On 10 December 2013, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) released its opinion on the re-evaluation of aspartame as a food additive and concluded that aspartame and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current intake levels.