Scientific INformAtion for Policy Support in Europe
Sinapse home page

Library of scientific opinion & advice > Document description

Should you like to save, print or communicate the information related to this document, you can download this description page in a word processor compatible format.

DOCUMENT GENERAL INFORMATION

TITLE The Safety Assessment of Novel Foods and Concepts to Determine their Safety in Use   Safety assessment of novel foods.pdf (268.8 KB)
Document ID LIB540
Document type Scientific experts report/advice
Issue date 17/09/2003
Document reference ISBN 1-57881-163-5
Original language of the document English
Document produced by ILSI Europe a.i.s.b.l. organisation visiting card
Document financed by ILSI Europe Novel Food Task Force
Scientific domains
Policy domains
  • Consumer protection
  • Food safety

DOCUMENT TEXT

Short description  Approaches adopted by regulatory authorities to the safety assessment of novel foods and novel food ingredients universally acknowledge the methodological difficulties arising from their often complex nature and, in some cases, their high levels of dietary incorporation. These are characteristics which novel foods and ingredients share with their traditional counterparts but the latter have not usually been the subject of systematic safety assessments.

The objective of the present exercise is to suggest how such additional data might be generated within the methodological constraints imposed by the nature of the food components and their intended use, and how all of the information might subsequently be integrated to provide a focussed and scientifically valid assessment of safety.
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  Approaches adopted by regulatory authorities to the safety assessment of novel foods and novel food ingredients universally acknowledge the methodological difficulties arising from their often complex nature and, in some cases, their high levels of dietary incorporation. These are characteristics which novel foods and ingredients share with their traditional counterparts but the latter have not us ...

[View the complete abstract]
Full Text

PAGE LOADING
Please wait...
Sinapse is currently processing your request.

This might take a few moments before the page can be displayed.
loading