Dr David Jukes, The University of Reading, UK

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Food Law News - EU - 2014

DoH Information E-mail, 4 March 2014

ADDED SUBSTANCES - Draft Commission Regulation including Ephedra and Yohimbe in Annex III of Regulation (EC) NO 1925/2006

Please see the attached draft regulation which will add Ephedra species in Annex III, Part A of Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 so that its addition to foods or its use in the manufacture of foods shall be prohibited. It will also include Yohimbe (Pausinystalia yohimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beille in Annex III, Part C of Regulation (EC) NO 1925/2006, which lists substances where safety concerns have been raised but scientific uncertainty exists and will be kept under scrutiny.

Links to the EFSA opinions are in the email below.

Link to the regulation 1925/2006:

A copy of the draft regulation is available on this site. See: Draft Comission Regulation amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006

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