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EFSA positive opinion on the safety of Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

The EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) has assessed the safety of the yeast biomass of Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass as a novel food pursuant to the Novel Food Regulation (EU) 2015/2283. In its assessment, the Panel concluded that the dried and heat-treated yeast biomass pose no health risks as [...]

EFSA positive opinion on the safety of Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/22832019-03-25T15:57:58+02:00

Six new novel food ingredients approved (December 2018 to February 2019)

Since December last year, the European Commission approved six new novel foods which may be placed on the market within the Union under Regulation (EU) 2015/2283. Out of these six novel food approvals, three were notified according to Article 14 of (EU) 2015/2283 as traditional foods from non-EU countries, and the other three were [...]

Six new novel food ingredients approved (December 2018 to February 2019)2019-03-25T15:55:17+02:00

News on EMA Monographs

The Herbal Medicinal Products Committee (HMPC) has finally published the monograph on Cynara cardunculus L. (syn. Cynara scolymus L.), folium (artichoke leaf). Updates to the posology (daily dose and single dose) for some artichoke leaf extracts were made. The Committee (HMPC) also opened a public consultation (15th February 2019) on the draft revision of [...]

News on EMA Monographs2019-03-25T15:48:47+02:00

German evaluation of borderline products between Food – Drug and Food – Novel Food

Earlier this month (7th February 2019), the German “Joint expert commission BVL and BfArM for classification of substances” published several position papers on definitions of the terms: “nutrient”, “uptake”, “pharmacological action”, and “significance threshold”. Interestingly, for the definition of nutrients, the German commission sticks to the classical definition covering only fat, protein, carbohydrates including [...]

German evaluation of borderline products between Food – Drug and Food – Novel Food2019-03-25T13:44:16+02:00

Enzymatica AB announces positive outcome of ColdZyme® mouthspray clinical trial

A multicentre clinical trial with 400 participants conducted during the common cold season 2018 has been successfully completed for the Swedish company Enzymatica AB to evaluate the use of ColdZyme® Mouth Spray in various assessments of common cold symptoms for proof of efficacy. For more information, please click here. Common cold studies are one [...]

Enzymatica AB announces positive outcome of ColdZyme® mouthspray clinical trial2019-02-20T10:51:51+02:00

Regulatory highlights of 2018

The regulatory situation around Cannabis has been in the spotlight. While the regulatory situation is clear for industrial hemp for non-food purposes, the same cannot be said for its use as food. While hemp seeds, seed proteins and seed oils became common food ingredients, national regulations may still restrict their use in food. Recently, [...]

Regulatory highlights of 20182019-01-03T11:59:36+02:00

Top ingredients/trends of 2018

Healthy aging continues to be a hot topic. Also, “beauty from within” is on the rise. Consumers are on the hunt for youth-boosting foods and drinks. The growing aging population, increasingly youth-centric society, and consumer motivation for self-care are drivers for these health solutions. Continuing the trend seen in previous years are pre- and [...]

Top ingredients/trends of 20182019-01-03T11:06:49+02:00