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18-4-2019

Safety of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) as a novel food for extended uses pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Safety of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) as a novel food for extended uses pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Published on: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel foods and Food Allergens (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on overall safety assessment for chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) as a novel food (NF) pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 in the light of the increasing dietary intake from the growing number of authorised uses in recent years. The safety assessment of this NF is based on data supplied in seven applications, previous safety ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-4-2019

Systematic review on health outcomes related to the age of introduction of complementary food

Systematic review on health outcomes related to the age of introduction of complementary food

Published on: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 In 2016, the European Commission gave EFSA a mandate to update its 2009 opinion on the appropriate age for introduction of complementary feeding of infants. In order to retrieve data on health outcomes related to the age of introduction of complementary food, a systematic literature review will be conducted by EFSA. This report presents the preparatory work that is performed by Pallas, with advice of Wageningen University, for the systematic literature review. It provides ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-4-2019

Safety and efficacy of Biomin®DC‐C as a zootechnical feed additive for weaned piglets

Safety and efficacy of Biomin®DC‐C as a zootechnical feed additive for weaned piglets

Published on: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 The additive (trade name Biomin® DC‐C) is a blend of essential oils from oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) and from caraway seed (Carum carvi L.) and three individual compounds (carvacrol, methyl salicylate and l‐menthol) encapsulated with a hydrogenated vegetable oil. The additive is intended for use in feed for weaned piglets at a minimum concentration of 75 mg/kg complete feed and a recommended maximum level of 125 mg/kg complete feed. A tolerance test in which piglets were...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-4-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of GalliPro® (Bacillus subtilis DSM 17299) for chickens for fattening

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of GalliPro® (Bacillus subtilis DSM 17299) for chickens for fattening

Published on: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 GalliPro® is the trade name for a feed additive based on viable cells of a strain of Bacillus subtilis intended for use as a zootechnical additive (gut flora stabiliser) in feed for chickens for fattening. The product is currently authorised for use in chickens for fattening. This opinion concerns the renewal of this authorisation. Bacillus subtilis is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach to establish the safety for the t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-4-2019

Reporting data on pesticide residues in food and feed according to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 (2018 data collection)

Reporting data on pesticide residues in food and feed according to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 (2018 data collection)

Published on: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 According to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed, Member States have to monitor pesticide residue levels in food samples and submit the monitoring results to EFSA and the European Commission. The Standard Sample Description (SSD, version 1) is the data model used for reporting the data on analytical measurements of chemical substances occurring in food, feed and water to EFSA. This document is a consolidated version of...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

13-4-2019

Setting an import tolerance for 2,4‐D in soyabeans

Setting an import tolerance for 2,4‐D in soyabeans

Published on: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Dow AgroSciences submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to set an import tolerance for the active substance 2,4‐D in genetically modified (GM) soyabeans imported from Canada and the USA. The genetic modification confers tolerance to the herbicide 2,4‐D. The data submitted in support of the request provided sufficient evidence to conclude that residues of parent 2,4‐D and o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-4-2019

Evaluation of the health risks related to the presence of cyanogenic glycosides in foods other than raw apricot kernels

Evaluation of the health risks related to the presence of cyanogenic glycosides in foods other than raw apricot kernels

Published on: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 In 2016, the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) published a scientific opinion on the acute health risks related to the presence of cyanogenic glycosides (CNGs) in raw apricot kernels in which an acute reference dose (ARfD) of 20 μg/kg body weight (bw) was established for cyanide (CN). In the present opinion, the CONTAM Panel concluded that this ARfD is applicable for acute effects of CN regardless the dietary source. To account for differences in cyanid...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-4-2019

EFSA Workshop on in vitro comparative metabolism studies in regulatory pesticide risk assessment

EFSA Workshop on in vitro comparative metabolism studies in regulatory pesticide risk assessment

Published on: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 The European Union (EU) pesticides Regulation established that in vitro comparative metabolism studies shall be performed. At present an Organisation for Economic Co‐operation and Development (OECD) test guideline for this kind of studies is not available. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Workshop on in vitro comparative metabolism studies in regulatory pesticide risk assessment discussed the use of these studies to identify human metabolites and to support the as...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

11-4-2019

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for dimethenamid‐P

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for dimethenamid‐P

Published on: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 The applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for dimethenamid‐P in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The data gap refers to the submission of a plant metabolism study investigating the fate of dimethenamid‐P following foliar treatment with a short preharvest interval (PHI) in a leafy or bu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-4-2019

Administrative guidance on submission of dossiers and assessment reports for the peer‐review of pesticide active substances

Administrative guidance on submission of dossiers and assessment reports for the peer‐review of pesticide active substances

Published on: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 This document provides guidance to applicants submitting dossiers for approval of pesticide active substances, and to Member States preparing assessment reports on active substances within the scope of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012 and its subsequent amendments. It describes the administrative requirements for the preparation and submission of the dossier to support an application for the approval, the amendment of ap...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

6-4-2019

Safety of betaine as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Safety of betaine as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Published on: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 In 2017, the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) concluded that betaine as a novel food (NF) is safe to be used at a maximum intake level of 6 mg/kg body weight per day in addition to the intake from the background diet. Following the present request from the European Commission, the EFSA NDA Panel was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on betaine by carrying out the assessment for the revised uses and use levels of betaine as proposed by the a...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

6-4-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize Bt11 × MIR162 × MIR604 × 1507 × 5307 × GA21 and subcombinations, for food and feed uses, under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2011‐103)

Assessment of genetically modified maize Bt11 × MIR162 × MIR604 × 1507 × 5307 × GA21 and subcombinations, for food and feed uses, under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2011‐103)

Published on: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 Maize Bt11 × MIR162 × MIR604 × 1507 × 5307 × GA21 (six‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine six single events: Bt11, MIR162, MIR604, 1507, 5307 and GA21. The GMO Panel previously assessed the six single events and 22 of their combinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the maize single events or their 22 combinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety have been identified. The mol...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

5-4-2019

Explanatory note on literature searching conducted in the context of GMO applications for (renewed) market authorisation and annual post‐market environmental monitoring reports on GMOs authorised in the EU market

Explanatory note on literature searching conducted in the context of GMO applications for (renewed) market authorisation and annual post‐market environmental monitoring reports on GMOs authorised in the EU market

Published on: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 Guidance of the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) assists applicants in the preparation and presentation of their market registration applications by describing elements and information/data requirements for the risk assessment and monitoring of GMOs. This explanatory note to the guidance: (1) clarifies the scope and methodology for literature searching performed in the context of applications for market authorisati...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

Pest survey card on Synchytrium endobioticum

Pest survey card on Synchytrium endobioticum

Published on: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

Safety and efficacy of an essential oil of Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum (Link) leetsw. for all poultry species

Safety and efficacy of an essential oil of Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum (Link) leetsw. for all poultry species

Published on: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of an essential oil of Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum (Link) leetsw. for all poultry species. The essential oil under assessment obtained ■■■■■ is specified to contain carvacrol ■■■■■ and thymol (7%). The remaining 30% of the composition remains uncharacterised. In the absenc...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

Pest survey card on Xanthomonas citri pv. citri and pv. aurantifolii

Pest survey card on Xanthomonas citri pv. citri and pv. aurantifolii

Published on: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

Pest survey card on non‐European isolates of citrus tristeza virus

Pest survey card on non‐European isolates of citrus tristeza virus

Published on: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), at the request of the European Commission. The purpose of the document is to assist the Member States to plan annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with current international standards. The data requirements for such an activity include the pest distribution, its host range, its b...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

Pest survey card on Huanglongbing and its vectors

Pest survey card on Huanglongbing and its vectors

Published on: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

3-4-2019

FDA Posts Adverse Event Report Data for Animal Drugs and Devices Used in Animals to Increase Transparency

FDA Posts Adverse Event Report Data for Animal Drugs and Devices Used in Animals to Increase Transparency

In its continuing commitment to increase transparency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine is announcing today the availability of data from over 30 years of adverse event reports related to animal drugs and devices used in animals.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

3-4-2019

FDA takes new steps to increase access to adverse event report data for medical products used in animals

FDA takes new steps to increase access to adverse event report data for medical products used in animals

FDA takes new steps to increase access to adverse event report data for medical products used in animals

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-4-2019

Titanium dioxide in nanoparticle form: ANSES defines a toxicity reference value (TRV) for chronic inhalation exposure

Titanium dioxide in nanoparticle form: ANSES defines a toxicity reference value (TRV) for chronic inhalation exposure

Titanium dioxide in nanoparticle form (TiO2-NP) is used in many industrial and commercial applications. ANSES was asked to define a toxicity reference value (TRV) for this substance as part of its national mission to develop health reference values. Following an in-depth analysis of all the available toxicity data, the Agency is recommending a chronic TRV by inhalation for the P25 form of TiO2-NP of 0.12 µg/m-3.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

29-3-2019


Draft ICH guideline E19 on optimisation of safety data collection - Step 2b

Draft ICH guideline E19 on optimisation of safety data collection - Step 2b

Draft ICH guideline E19 on optimisation of safety data collection - Step 2b

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

29-3-2019

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for gamma‐cyhalothrin in light of confirmatory data

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for gamma‐cyhalothrin in light of confirmatory data

Published on: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the risk assessment for an active substance in light of confirmatory data requested following approval in accordance with Article 6(1) of Directive 91/414/EEC and Article 6(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. In this context EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States, the applican...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

29-3-2019

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance sulfoxaflor in light of confirmatory data submitted

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance sulfoxaflor in light of confirmatory data submitted

Published on: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessment carried out by the competent authority of the co‐rapporteur Member State the Czech Republic for the pesticide active substance sulfoxaflor are reported. The context of the peer review was that requested by the European Commission following the submission and evaluation of confirmatory ecotoxicology data. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

28-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of sorbitan monolaurate as a feed additive for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of sorbitan monolaurate as a feed additive for all animal species

Published on: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 The additive sorbitan monolaurate consists of sorbitol (and its anhydrides) esterified with fatty acids derived from coconut oil. It is intended to be used as a technological additive, functional group: emulsifier, in feedingstuffs for all animal species, at a maximum concentration of 85 mg/kg complete feed. The EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) concluded that sorbitan monolaurate is safe for all animal species at the proposed ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

27-3-2019

Cambridge Elevating Inc. recalls select Elmira, Heritage and Hybrid Residential Elevators

Cambridge Elevating Inc. recalls select Elmira, Heritage and Hybrid Residential Elevators

The microprocessor chip used to control the operation of the elevator may become corrupt. If this data becomes corrupted, the landing door may unlock when the elevator cab is not present, exposing an empty elevator shaft, posing a fall hazard.

Health Canada

22-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of l‐lysine monohydrochloride and l‐lysine sulfate produced using Corynebacterium glutamicum CCTCC M 2015595 for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of l‐lysine monohydrochloride and l‐lysine sulfate produced using Corynebacterium glutamicum CCTCC M 2015595 for all animal species

Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on l‐lysine monohydrochloride and l‐lysine sulfate produced using Corynebacterium glutamicum CCTCC M 2015595 when used as nutritional additive in feed and water for drinking for all animal species. The active substance is l‐lysine and it is produced in two different forms (monohydrochloride or sulfate). O...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-3-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Levucell SC (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐1077) as a feed additive for lambs and horses

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Levucell SC (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐1077) as a feed additive for lambs and horses

Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 Levucell® SC is the trade name for a feed additive based on viable cells of a strain Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The product is currently authorised for use in feed for horses, lambs, dairy sheep and dairy goats, dairy cows and cattle for fattening. This opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation of Levucell® SC as a zootechnical additive for lambs and horses. S. cerevisiae is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach to ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-3-2019

Lumpy skin disease III. Data collection and analysis

Lumpy skin disease III. Data collection and analysis

Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 In 2018, no lumpy skin disease (LSD) outbreaks were reported in the Balkan region, after the decline reported in 2017 (385) compared to 2016 (7,483). This confirms the effectiveness of the vaccination campaign based on the LSD homologous vaccine strain which continued throughout 2018 with over 2.5 million animals vaccinated, keeping the mean vaccination coverage above 70%. In 2018, LSD outbreaks were reported in Russia, Turkey and Georgia. In Russia, the LSD epidemics expa...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-3-2019

Ata Int. Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of BLUEFUSION Capsules, due to presence of Undeclared Sildenafil, Tadalafil, Desmethyl carbodenafil, Dithiodesmethyl carbodenafil, Scutellarin and Daidzein

Ata Int. Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of BLUEFUSION Capsules, due to presence of Undeclared Sildenafil, Tadalafil, Desmethyl carbodenafil, Dithiodesmethyl carbodenafil, Scutellarin and Daidzein

Ata Int. Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of BLUEFUSION Capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the product to be tainted with sildenafil, tadalafil, desmethyl carbodenafil, dithiodesmethyl carbodenafil, scutellarin and daidzein. Sildenafil and tadalafil are FDA approved drugs for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction and are in a class of drugs called phosphodiesterase (PDE-5) inhibitors. Desmethyl carbodenafil and dithiodesmethyl carbodenafil are analogues of PDE...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-3-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for cyprodinil in Florence fennel

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for cyprodinil in Florence fennel

Published on: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the FPS Health, Food chain safety and Environment of Belgium, submitted an application to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance cyprodinil in Florence fennel to accommodate the intended use in the northern Europe. The submitted data were found sufficient to derive an MRL proposal of 4 mg/kg for cyprodinil in Florence fennel. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are availa...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of Cinergy® Life B3 HiCon (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens NRRL B‐50508, B. amyloliquefaciens NRRL B‐50509 and Bacillus subtilis NRRL B‐50510) as a feed additive for pigs for fattening and minor porcine species

Safety and efficacy of Cinergy® Life B3 HiCon (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens NRRL B‐50508, B. amyloliquefaciens NRRL B‐50509 and Bacillus subtilis NRRL B‐50510) as a feed additive for pigs for fattening and minor porcine species

Published on: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 The additive contains viable spores of two strains of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and a single strain of Bacillus subtilis and is intended to be used with pigs for fattening and minor porcine species at a minimum inclusion level of 1.5 × 108 colony forming units (CFU)/kg complete feedingstuffs. The two bacterial species are considered suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach to safety assessment, which requires the identity of the strains to be establ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of 26 compounds belonging to chemical group 3 (α,β‐unsaturated straight‐chain and branched‐chain aliphatic primary alcohols, aldehydes, acids and esters) when used as flavourings for all animal species and categories

Safety and efficacy of 26 compounds belonging to chemical group 3 (α,β‐unsaturated straight‐chain and branched‐chain aliphatic primary alcohols, aldehydes, acids and esters) when used as flavourings for all animal species and categories

Published on: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of 26 compounds belonging to chemical group 3 (α,β‐unsaturated straight‐chain and branched‐chain aliphatic primary alcohols, aldehydes, acids and esters). They are all currently authorised as flavours in food. The FEEDAP Panel was unable to perform the assessment of non‐2(c...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-3-2019

Probiotic Lactina® for chickens and rabbits

Probiotic Lactina® for chickens and rabbits

Published on: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of Probiotic Lactina® for chickens for fattening and rabbits. The additive is a preparation containing viable cells of six strains of lactic acid bacteria intended for use in feed at the proposed dose of 2.5 × 109CFU/kg complete feedingstuffs. The ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-3-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Bonvital® (Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Bonvital® (Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening

Published on: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 Bonvital® is the trade name for a feed additive based on Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134 currently authorised for use in piglets, pigs for fattening, sows, chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying and minor poultry species. This opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation of Bonvital® as a zootechnical additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening. The applicant is proposing to increase the minimum and maximum inclusion level of the additive in feed for ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-3-2019

Efficacy of sodium formate as a technological feed additive (hygiene condition enhancer) for all animal species

Efficacy of sodium formate as a technological feed additive (hygiene condition enhancer) for all animal species

Published on: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 In 2015, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) issued an opinion on the safety and efficacy of formic acid, ammonium formate and sodium formate as feed hygiene agents for all animal species. In this opinion, two forms of the additive sodium formate, a solid form (specified to contain ≥ 98% sodium formate (w/w)) and a liquid form (specified to contain a minimum of 15% sodium formate, a maximum of 75% free formic acid and a maxim...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-3-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for fluopyram in broccoli

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for fluopyram in broccoli

Published on: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer Hellas AG submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance fluopyram in broccoli. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for broccoli. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of fluopyram on the commodit...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-3-2019

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance thiacloprid

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance thiacloprid

Published on: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom and co‐rapporteur Member State Germany for the pesticide active substance thiacloprid are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of thiaclopr...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

14-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme β‐glucanase, xylanase and cellulase from Mycothermus thermophiloides (strain NZYM‐ST)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme β‐glucanase, xylanase and cellulase from Mycothermus thermophiloides (strain NZYM‐ST)

Published on: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 The food enzyme has three declared activities (endo‐1,3(4)‐β‐glucanase EC 3.2.1.6, endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase EC 3.2.1.8 and cellulase (endo‐1,4‐β‐d‐glucanase EC 3.2.1.4)) and is produced with a non‐genetically modified Mycothermus thermophiloides strain by Novozymes A/S. It is intended to be used in baking and brewing processes. For the two intended uses, based on the maximum use levels recommended and individual data from the EFSA Comprehensive European Food Database, dietary e...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

13-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase from Aspergillus niger (strain LFS)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase from Aspergillus niger (strain LFS)

Published on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 The food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase (triacylglycerol acylhydrolase, EC 3.1.1.3) is produced with a genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain LFS by DSM Food Specialties B.V.. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The triacylglycerol lipase food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the fo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

13-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose oxidase from Aspergillus niger (strain ZGL)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose oxidase from Aspergillus niger (strain ZGL)

Published on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 The food enzyme glucose oxidase (β‐d‐glucose:oxygen 1‐oxidoreductase; EC 1.1.3.4) is produced with a genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain ZGL by DSM Food Specialties B.V.. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The glucose oxidase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme‐total orga...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

13-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of Probion forte® (Bacillus subtilis KCCM 10941P and Bacillus coagulans KCCM 11093P) for chickens for fattening

Safety and efficacy of Probion forte® (Bacillus subtilis KCCM 10941P and Bacillus coagulans KCCM 11093P) for chickens for fattening

Published on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 In 2017, the EFSA Panel on Additive and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) delivered a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of Probion Forte®(Bacillus subtilis KCCM 10941P and Bacillus coagulans KCCM 11093P) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening. The two bacterial species are considered suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach to safety assessment provided that the identity of the strains is established and the lack ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme 4‐α‐glucanotransferase from Aeribacillus pallidus (strain AE‐SAS)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme 4‐α‐glucanotransferase from Aeribacillus pallidus (strain AE‐SAS)

Published on: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 The food enzyme 4‐α‐glucanotransferase (1,4‐α‐d‐glucan:1,4‐α‐d‐glucan 4‐α‐d‐glycosyltransferase, EC 2.4.1.25) is produced with a non‐genetically modified Aeribacillus pallidus (previously identified as Geobacillus pallidus) strain from Amano Enzyme Inc. The food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes and in starch processing for the production of modified dextrins. For baking processes, based on the maximum use levels recommended and individual data from the EFS...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-3-2019

Safety of ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) as a food additive in the light of the new information provided and the proposed extension of use

Safety of ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) as a food additive in the light of the new information provided and the proposed extension of use

Published on: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 The present scientific opinion deals with the evaluation of the safety of the food additive ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) in the light of a new interpretation of the available toxicological data and with respect to the proposed changes to the currently authorised conditions of use. Ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) is an already authorised food additive in the EU for use in heat‐treated meat products only, with some exceptions. The safety of ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) as...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-3-2019

Data sources on animal diseases:Country Card of Denmark

Data sources on animal diseases:Country Card of Denmark

Published on: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of Actisaf® Sc47 (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐4407) as a feed additive for cattle for fattening, dairy cows, weaned piglets and sows

Safety and efficacy of Actisaf® Sc47 (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐4407) as a feed additive for cattle for fattening, dairy cows, weaned piglets and sows

Published on: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of Actisaf® Sc47 for dairy cows, cattle for fattening, weaned piglets and sows when used as a zootechnical additive. Actisaf® Sc47 consists of viable cells of a strain Saccharomyces cerevisiae and is marketed in three formulations. The FEEDAP Panel considers that the three ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

7-3-2019

Pest survey card on Popillia japonica

Pest survey card on Popillia japonica

Published on: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

7-3-2019

Re‐evaluation of Quillaia extract (E 999) as a food additive and safety of the proposed extension of use

Re‐evaluation of Quillaia extract (E 999) as a food additive and safety of the proposed extension of use

Published on: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS) provides a scientific opinion on Quillaia extract (E 999) when used as a food additive and the evaluation of the safety of its proposed extension of use as a food additive in flavourings. The Scientific Committee for Food (SCF) in 1978 established an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 0–5 mg spray‐dried extract/kg body weight (bw) per day for E 999. The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

7-3-2019

Efficacy of methyl ester of conjugated linoleic acid (t10,c12 isomer) for sows and cows for reproduction

Efficacy of methyl ester of conjugated linoleic acid (t10,c12 isomer) for sows and cows for reproduction

Published on: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 A mixture of methylated conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) isomers (t10,c12 and c9,t11) in equal proportions is the subject of this assessment. The active substance is considered to be CLA (t10,c12) methyl ester (ME). The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) of EFSA previously issued an opinion on the safety and efficacy of the product, in which it could not conclude on the efficacy of this additive for sows for reproduction and for cows f...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

5-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of Beltherm MP/ML (endo-1,4-betaxylanase) as a feed additive for piglets, pigs for fattening and other porcine species

Safety and efficacy of Beltherm MP/ML (endo-1,4-betaxylanase) as a feed additive for piglets, pigs for fattening and other porcine species

Published on: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 Beltherm MP/ML contains endo-1,4-beta-xylanase and it is to be used as a zootechnical additive for weaned piglets, pigs for fattening and minor porcine species for fattening. The safety and efficacy of the additive when used for poultry species have been evaluated previously by the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP Panel). In that assessment, the safety for the consumers, environment and the users was assessed. The applicant has ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

5-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of l‐valine produced using Corynebacterium glutamicum CGMCC 11675 for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of l‐valine produced using Corynebacterium glutamicum CGMCC 11675 for all animal species

Published on: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 The product subject of this assessment is l‐valine produced by fermentation with a strain of Corynebacterium glutamicum (CGMCC 11675). It is intended to be used in feed and water for drinking for all animal species and categories. Owing to the uncertainties regarding the possible genetic modification of the original production strain, the FEEDAP Panel cannot conclude on the safety of the additive l‐valine produced with C. glutamicum CGMCC 11675 for the target species, the ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

5-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of Beltherm MP/ML (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying, turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding, turkeys for breeding purposes and minor poultry species

Safety and efficacy of Beltherm MP/ML (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying, turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding, turkeys for breeding purposes and minor poultry species

Published on: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 Beltherm MP/ML contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase and is intended to be used as a zootechnical additive for poultry species. The safety and efficacy of the additive have been evaluated by the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP Panel) in 2017. In that assessment, the additive and the production strain, a genetically modified strain of Bacillus subtilis, were characterised in full. No viable cells of the production strain were detecte...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

New EU report on big data paves the way for action

New EU report on big data paves the way for action

A taskforce on big data in the pharmaceutical area, the HMA-EMA Joint Big Data Taskforce, has just published its first report. The report offers a definition of big data and several recommendations for European authorities that regulate medicines and medical devices.

Danish Medicines Agency

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Aleurocanthus spiniferus and Aleurocanthus woglumi

Pest survey card on Aleurocanthus spiniferus and Aleurocanthus woglumi

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 Abstract This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its hos...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus

Pest survey card on Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Tecia solanivora

Pest survey card on Tecia solanivora

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on potato brown rot, Ralstonia solanacearum

Pest survey card on potato brown rot, Ralstonia solanacearum

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Scirtothrips aurantii, Scirtothrips citri and Scirtothrips dorsalis

Pest survey card on Scirtothrips aurantii, Scirtothrips citri and Scirtothrips dorsalis

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA-Q2017-00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk-based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Epitrix cucumeris, Epitrix papa, Epitrix subcrinita and Epitrix tuberis

Pest survey card on Epitrix cucumeris, Epitrix papa, Epitrix subcrinita and Epitrix tuberis

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Ceratitis rosa and Ceratitis quilicii

Pest survey card on Ceratitis rosa and Ceratitis quilicii

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

29-3-2019


ICH guideline E19 on optimisation of safety data collection - Step 2b

ICH guideline E19 on optimisation of safety data collection - Step 2b

ICH guideline E19 on optimisation of safety data collection - Step 2b

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

27-3-2019


Orphan designation: melatonin, Treatment of perinatal asphyxia, 11/01/2019, Positive

Orphan designation: melatonin, Treatment of perinatal asphyxia, 11/01/2019, Positive

Orphan designation: melatonin, Treatment of perinatal asphyxia, 11/01/2019, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

20-3-2019

Flag: FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for deficiencies in their required post-approval studies. We’re issuing these warning letters based on the manufacturers’ low recruitment, poor data, and low follow-up rates  https://go.

Flag: FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for deficiencies in their required post-approval studies. We’re issuing these warning letters based on the manufacturers’ low recruitment, poor data, and low follow-up rates https://go.

Flag: FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for deficiencies in their required post-approval studies. We’re issuing these warning letters based on the manufacturers’ low recruitment, poor data, and low follow-up rates https://go.usa.gov/xEMQB 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-3-2019

Rather than assessing a device only at one point in time—for instance, to evaluate whether a device meets the standard for approval, or to evaluate postmarket data involving a device safety signal—

Rather than assessing a device only at one point in time—for instance, to evaluate whether a device meets the standard for approval, or to evaluate postmarket data involving a device safety signal—

Rather than assessing a device only at one point in time—for instance, to evaluate whether a device meets the standard for approval, or to evaluate postmarket data involving a device safety signal—

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration