Europäische Behörde für Lebensmittelsicherheit (EFSA)

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EFSA press conference on aspartame, 5 May, 2006 

, 05/05/2006

The Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC) carried out an assessment of the new carcinogenicity study on the sweetener aspartame by the Ramazzini Foundation in Bologna. On 5 May 2006, EFSA presented conclusions at a press conference in Rome.

Additional information

  • Press release: EFSA assesses new aspartame study and reconfirms its safety
  • See the video-on-demand of the press conference on Aspartame
  • Focus on the issues: Aspartame
  • Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC) related to a new long-term carcinogenicity study on aspartame. Adopted on 3 May 2006 (Question number EFSA-Q-2005-122)

  • For  media enquiries on Aspartame, contact Carola Sondermann at carola.sondermann@efsa.europa.eu




    Powerpoint presentation on the evaluation of the european ramazzini foundation study by the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC)


    Statements to the press by the acting executive director of EFSA, Dr. Herman b.w.m. Koëter