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  • EFSA Issues Positive Opinion for Erythritol Use in Beverages

    March 9, 2015
    Cargill close to bringing zero-calorie Zerose erythritol to European beverage consumers.

  • EFSA Issues Positive Opinion on DHA Health Claim

    December 1, 2014
    The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved an Article 14 Health Claim that recognizes omega-3 docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) contributes to normal brain function. The Panel found there was sufficient evidence to indicate that DHA contribut…

  • EFSA Issues New Positive Opinion on DHA Health Claim

    November 13, 2014
    If adopted, the new ruling would provide a stronger emphasis on the importance of DHA for children, according to GOED.

  • EFSA Issues Positive Opinion on Folic Acid

    September 9, 2013
    The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has released a favorable opinion on folate food supplements for reducing risks of fetal neural tube defects. EFSA’s ruling endorsed the role of 400 mcg of supplementary folic acid in reducing the risk o…

  • Fiber Gains Positive Opinions in Latest EFSA Evaluations

    June 30, 2011
    The European Food Safety Authority has issued a fresh series of evaluations regarding Article 13.1 “general function” health claims.

  • Industry Associations Call for Reappraisal of Claims Process

    April 11, 2011
    The European Commission should undertake a discussion of the specificities and limitations of nutritional research and reappraise the claims evaluation process before rejecting claims based on EFSA opinions, three industry associations have said.

  • EFSA Releases Article 13 Opinions on Omega 3s

    October 21, 2010
    The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has released its third wave of scientific opinions on Article 13 'general function' health claims, including three that addressed EPA and/or DHA claims for a variety of health conditions, according to the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED), Salt Lake City, UT.

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    December 14, 2009
    Need some food for thought? Join our experts as they offer their perspectives on the most relevant issues affecting business today. Editorials By Sean Moloughney A few words from the editor's desk. View all Editorials…