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30 July 14

Commission Implementing Decision of 14 July 2014 on authorising the placing on the market of oil from the micro-algae Schizochytrium sp. as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Decisions 2003/427/EC and 2009/778/EC

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 798/2014 of 23 July 2014 amending Regulation (EC) No 1484/95 as regards fixing representative prices in the poultrymeat and egg sectors and for egg albumin

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

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

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

Scientific Opinions

On the substantiation of a health claim related to beta-alanine and increase in physical performance during short-duration, high-intensity exercise pursuant to Article 13(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

On safety assessment of the active substance, polyacrylic acid, sodium salt crosslinked, for use in active food contact materials

On Dietary Reference Values for niacin

On lipase from a genetically modified strain of Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM-AL)

On the re-evaluation of propionic acid (E 280), sodium propionate (E 281), calcium propionate (E 282) and potassium propionate (E 283) as food additives

On Flavouring Group Evaluation 304, Revision 1 (FGE.304Rev1): Four carboxamides from Chemical Groups 30

On the essential composition of infant and follow-on formulae

On the re-evaluation of Indigo Carmine (E 132) as a food additive

Statement on the safety of 'Cetyl Myristoleate Complex' as an ingredient in food supplements

On the modification of the existing MRLs for tepraloxydim in Jerusalem artichoke and radishes

Reasoned opinion on the review of the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for boscalid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

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

On the public health risks related to the maintenance of the cold chain during storage and transport of meat. Part 2 (minced meat from all species)

On the modification of the existing MRLs for bupirimate in several crops

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