UPDATE ON FOOD ENZYME DOSSIERS - EFSA

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UPDATE ON FOOD ENZYME
DOSSIERS
Rafael Perez Berbejal
European Commission, DG Health and Consumers,
Unit E3 Chemicals, contaminants and pesticides
EFSA-info sessions on applications
27 May 2014
Health and
Consumers
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Content
th presentation
t ti
1. Type of food enzyme applications
p
on the food enzyme
y
dossiers
2. Update
3. Applicability checks: Main issues
4 Confidentiality: Main issues
4.
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Consumers
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the author and does not, in any case,
bind the European Commission
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1 Type of applications
1-Type
• Generic (joint) dossiers: Non-GM
Non GM microorganisms
¾ Enzymes produced by QPS microorganisms
¾ Enzymes already evaluated in FR/DK
¾ Enzymes obtained from animal-plant sources
• Producer-specific
P od ce specific dossiers
dossie s
¾ Enzymes produced by GM microorganisms
¾ Enzymes
E
ffor which
hi h no joint
j i t dossier
d
i is
i possible
ibl
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2-Update
p
on the food enzyme
y
dossiers
Year
Number of
dossiers
submitted
GMM
Valid
dossiers
2012
5
4
5
2013
28
19
18
7 more info
are requested
3 in process
2014
13 (26 May
2014)
10
7 in process
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2-Update
2
Update on the food enzyme
dossiers
• 46 enzymes: 43 obtained by microorganisms
and 6 of them are QPS
• 29 enzymes are authorised
h i d either
i h in
i DK
DK, FR or
both
• The remaining 17 have not yet been evaluated
in the EU
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2-Update
p
on the food enzyme
y
dossiers: Forecast of applications
Year
Number of
expected
dossiers
Number of
received
dossiers
Discrepancy
2012
4
5
+1
2013
53
28
-25
2014
199
13 (until 26
May)
y)
-
March 2015
26
-
-
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3 Applicability
3A li bilit checks:
h k M
Main
i iissues
Very few dossiers have been sent back to the
applicant as some data were missing:
¾ Description
D
i i
off the
h different
diff
food
f d processing.
i
No
N
information on the key steps and on the time and
temperatures used.
used
¾ Dietary exposure assessment. No data provided
¾ Why the use would not mislead the consumer.
consumer
Not enough information supporting this point.
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4 Confidentiality
4-Confidentiality
Regulated by Article 12 of CAP Regulation
Information that cannot be regarded as confidential:
¾The name and address of the applicant
¾The name and a clear description of the substance
¾The jjustification of the use of the substance in or
on specific foodstuffs or food categories
¾Information
o at o that
t at is
s relevant
e e a t to the
t e assessment
assess e t of
o
the safety of the substance
¾Where applicable, the analysis method(s)
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4 Confidentiality
4-Confidentiality
Article 12 of CAP Regulation
¾Art 12.2. Applicants shall indicate which of the
info provided should be treated as confidential.
confidential
Verifiable justification must be given
¾Art. 12.3. The COM shall decide after consulting
pp
which info can remain
with the applicants
confidential and shall notify applicants and the MS
accordingly
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4 C fid ti lit
4-Confidentiality
By means of a Commission Decision, the COM has
delegated to the Director-General of DGSANCO the
adoption on its behalf of
adoption,
¾ Decisions determining, in accordance with Article
12(3) of Reg 1331/2008
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4-Confidentiality
Examples of information claimed as confidential
which are not in line with Art 12 of CAP
¾The properties of the food enzyme
¾Measured enzymatic activity (e.g. activity of the
enzyme/mg TOS)
¾Reaction and Fate in Food
¾Case of need and proposed conditions of use
¾Proposed normal, recommended and maximum
use levels
¾Dietary exposure assessment
¾Characterisation of the batch used for toxicity
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the author and does not, in any case,
tests
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bind the European Commission
4 C fid ti lit
4-Confidentiality
Examples of information claimed as confidential
which may be in line with Art 12 of CAP
¾A i
¾Amino-acid
id sequence off enzymes produced
d
d by
b
GMMs
¾Genetic stability of the production strain
¾The GMM dossier
¾M
¾Manufacturing
f t i
process
Confidential treatment will be given on a caseby case basis
by-case
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QUESTIONS?
European Commission, DG Health and Consumers Website
http://ec.europa.eu/food/food/fAEF/index_en.htm
Rafael PEREZ BERBEJAL (email: [email protected])
Health and
Consumers
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