On June 6, 2019, the European Food Safety Authority published its “Guidance on the use of the Threshold of Toxicological Concern approach in food safety assessment.” In the document, EFSA’s “Scientific Committee confirms that the Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC) is a pragmatic screening and prioritization tool for use in food safety assessment” and “provides clear step-by-step instructions for use of the TTC approach.” 

The guidance was finalized following a public consultation held end of 2018 (FPF reported). A technical document summarizing the “outcome of the public consultation” was also published on June 6, 2019. 

Read more 

EFSA (2019). “Guidance on the use of the Threshold of Toxicological Concern approach in food safety assessment. 

Emma Davies (June 13, 2019). “EFSA opts not to change TTC guidance for EDCs.Chemical Watch

References 

EFSA (2019). “Guidance on the use of the Threshold of Toxicological Concern approach in food safety assessment.” EFSA Journal 17:e05708. 

EFSA (2019). “Outcome of the public consultation on the draft guidance on the use of the Threshold of Toxicological Concern approach in food safety assessment.” EFSA Supporting Publications 16:1661E. 

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