After taking into account comments received on its draft guidelines, a Panel of the European Food Safety Authority has finalised two guidance documents to help applicants when they prepare dossiers for the safety assessment of ‘active or intelligent substances’ for food-contact use, and of enzymes added to food.

[Guidance of the Scientific Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF) on the submission of a dossier on active or intelligent substances intended to come into contact with food; or on food enzymes. Adopted on 21 or 23 July 2009, after public consultation. The EFSA Journal 2009, 1208, 1305, 1. Both documents can be downloaded from the EFSA website (via ).] {181095; 181635}

The above item was taken from the October 2009 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).

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