The European Commission has requested the European Union’s Scientific Committee on Food to review the recommended upper levels of daily intakes of individual vitamins and minerals that are not expected to pose adverse health risks.

It has asked the expert panel to advise on levels ensuring the safety of fortified foods and food supplements containing these nutrients.

The review will cover vitamin A (retinol and b -carotene), vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, folate, biotin, pantothenic acid, vitamin C, sodium, potassium, chloride, fluoride, iodide, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, molybdenum, and chromium.