Aspartame opinion rescheduled until November 2013

EFSA and the European Commission have agreed to extend the timeframe for the Authority’s full re-evaluation of aspartame to allow sufficient time to consider and address feedback, including new information, resulting from the public consultation on its draft opinion. From the comments received, experts on EFSA’s Scientific Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added … Continue reading Aspartame opinion rescheduled until November 2013

EFSA published a draft opinion on aspartame safety and call a public consultation

EFSA, for the sixth time since 1994 (when it was authorized for the first time),  has re-evaluated aspartame's safety as food additive in this draft opinion. This substance was previously evaluated also by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), the latest in 1981 (JECFA, 1975; 1980; 1981) and by the EU Scientific Committee … Continue reading EFSA published a draft opinion on aspartame safety and call a public consultation