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Reference
Ares(2017)4851094
Type
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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... establishing the Union list of novel foods in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council on novel foods

Department
Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
Committee
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5 October 2017 - 2 November 2017
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  • Good Feeling Products Group GmbH (Germany)
    2 November 2017 Company/business organisation

    Good Feeling Products Group GmbH (Germany)

    In Commission Decision of 2/2/2011 (2011/76/EU) chitin-glucan from Aspergillus niger was authorised as a novel food. The Annex of this decision lists the specifications of chitin-glucan from Aspergillus niger mycelium. In this specifications, a ratio of chitin-glucan of 30:70 to 60:40 is regulated. The Conseil Supérieur de la Santé (CSS) in Belgium confirmed that the chitin-glucan complex from Fomes fomentarius is substantially equivalent to...

  • Anonymous (United Kingdom)
    2 November 2017 Company/business organisation

    Anonymous (United Kingdom)

    On behalf of AKzo Nobel Chemicals GmbH, the holders of the current approval for Ferric Sodium EDTA under COMMISSION DECISION 2010/331/EU, we would like to suggest the following clarifications: Specification "EDTA 65,5 % to 70,5 %" In this line EDTA dos not refer to EDTA-H4 (CAS # 60 00 4, MW = 292 g/mol) as due, but to EDTA as ‘organic matter’ or to the tetra-anion (EDTA4-), in both cases MW = 288 g/mol and then the figure of 68,4% is fully...

  • Anonymous (United Kingdom)
    2 November 2017 Company/business organisation

    Anonymous (United Kingdom)

    As a general comment, with: 1. The removal of specifically scientifically and safety assessed applications on an applicant by applicant basis 2. The removal of the "substantial equivalence" process where again a scientific assessment is given case by case for "me too" ingredients The transition to a generic list has to be conducted with great caution, especially with respect to the specification. The specification and the process description...

  • Synpa, les ingrédients alimentaires de spécialité (France)
    2 November 2017 Business association

    Synpa, les ingrédients alimentaires de spécialité (France)

    Dear Sir, Dear Madam, The Synpa would like to thank the European Commission for this opportunity to submit comments on the draft implementing regulation on the Union list of novel foods. The Synpa, the French specialty food ingredients association, represents the interests of the French producers and retailers of specialty food ingredients (novel ingredients, food cultures, food enzymes, health ingredients, food additives…). Please find our...

  • Cargill (Belgium)
    2 November 2017 Company/business organisation

    Cargill (Belgium)

    Dear Madam, Sir, We would like to thank the European Commission for submitting this draft implementing act to a public consultation. We have the following remark to make. Annex: Comments on specific entries of the Union List Arachidonic acid rich oil from the fungus Mortierella alpina (page 58) Specifications in the draft union list of novel foods are not aligned with specifications established for arachidonic acid-rich oil from the fungus...

  • Anonymous (United Kingdom)
    2 November 2017 Company/business organisation

    Anonymous (United Kingdom)

    Evolva SA would like to thank the European Commission for compiling this comprehensive Union List and providing the opportunity to allow industry to comment. Evolva notes that the entry, including conditions of use, for non-synthetic ‘Trans-resveratrol (microbial source)’ reflects accurately the details as assessed and approved by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland in 2012 (approval to Fluxome A/S) and in 2013 (approval to Evolva SA).

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