Protein requirements for infant and follow-on formula manufactured from protein hydrolysates published
Mar 22, 2023
Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/589 of 10 January 2023 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 as regards the protein requirements for infant and follow-on formula manufactured from protein hydrolysate.
Upon request from the Commission, the Authority issued a scientific opinion on 9 March 2022 on the nutritional safety and suitability of that infant and follow-on formula (4). In that opinion, the Authority concluded that the protein hydrolysate in question is a nutritionally safe and suitable protein source for use in an infant and follow-on formula, as long as the formula in which it is used contains a minimum of 0,45 g/100 kJ (1,9 g/100 kcal) protein and complies with the other compositional criteria set out in Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 and with the amino acid pattern contained in Section A of Annex III to that Regulation.
Annexes I, II and III to Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 are amended in accordance with the Annex to this Regulation.
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