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26 Mar 14

Entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Lammefjordskartofler (Denmark)

Entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Bornheimer Spargel/Spargel aus dem Anbaugebiet Bornheim (Germany)

Entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Strachitunt (Italy)

Amending Commission Regulation (EU) No 246/2014 of 13 March 2014 amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1334/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards removal from the Union list of certain flavouring substances

Amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of polyvinylpyrrolidone-vinyl acetate copolymer in solid food supplements and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 as regards its specifications (1)

Regulation (EU) No 251/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of aromatised wine products and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 1601/91

Authorising the placing on the market of (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid, glucosamine salt as a novel food ingredient

Authorising the placing on the market of coriander seed oil as a novel food ingredient

Approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Antequera (Spain)

Approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Lenteja de Tierra de Campos (Spain)

Approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Neufchâtel (France)

Approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Valençay (France)

Scientific Opinions

On a Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS) approach for the safety assessment of botanicals and botanical preparations

On the risks to public health related to the presence of chromium in food and drinking water

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