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EFSA Opinion on Re‐evaluation of Lecithins (E 322) as a Food Additive in Infant Foods and for all Age Groups

Dec 01, 2020

The European Food Safety Authority release the scientific opinion on “The Re‐evaluation of lecithins (E 322) as a food additive in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age and follow‐up of its re‐evaluation as food additive for uses in foods for all population groups”.

As a follow‐up to EFSA’s 2017 risk assessment on substances in infant foods, the Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) was requested to assess the safety of lecithins (E 322) for uses as food additive in food for infants below 16 weeks of age belonging to food categories 13.1.1 and 13.1.5.1 and as carry over in line with Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008.

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