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9 Apr 14

Entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Beurre de Bresse (France)

Entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Crème de Bresse (France)

Entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications: Elbe-Saale Hopfen (Germany)

Scientific Opinions

On Flavouring Group Evaluation 215 (FGE.215): Seven α,β-Unsaturated Cinnamyl Ketones from subgroup 3.2 of FGE.19

On Flavouring Group Evaluation 401 (FGE.401): γ-Glutamyl-valyl-glycine from chemical group 34

On Flavouring Group Evaluation 94, Revision 2 (FGE.94Rev2): Consideration of aliphatic amines and amides evaluated in an addendum to the group of aliphatic and aromatic amines and amides evaluated by the JECFA (68th meeting)

On Flavouring Group Evaluation 203, Revision 1 (FGE.203Rev1): α,β-Unsaturated aliphatic aldehydes and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.1.4 of FGE.19 with two or more conjugated double-bonds and with or without additional non-conjugated double-bonds

On the safety assessment of the substances (butadiene, ethyl acrylate, methyl methacrylate, styrene) copolymer either not crosslinked or crosslinked with divinylbenzene or 1,3-butanediol dimethacrylate, in nanoform, for use in food contact materials

On the safety assessment of the substances, kaolin and polyacrylic acid, sodium salt, for use in food contact materials

On the review of the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for captan according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

On the review of the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for teflubenzuron according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

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