EFSA Re-evaluates Montan Acid Esters as Food Additives
June 10, 2013

On June 7, 2013, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published "Scientific Opinion on the re-evaluation of montan acid esters (E 912) as a food additive." Montan acid esters are authorized for surface treatment of fresh fruits in the E.U. This scientific assessment re-evaluates the health safety of their use.

Further information on food additive assessments may be found on EFSA's Food Additives page.The European Union's food additive use regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database.

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