Views: 8 Author: Golden Horizon (Chengdu) Technology Co., Ltd. Publish Time: 2020-12-11 Origin: Golden Horizon (Chengdu) Technology Co., Ltd.
To enter the EU market with functional raw materials and third-country traditional foods, they need to pass EU approval and be authorized as Novel Foods before they can enter the EU market.
The new EU food, also known as Novel Food mainly includes:
1. Foods and food ingredients containing genetically modified organisms;
2.Food and food ingredients produced by genetically modified organisms;
3.The main structure is new or purposely modified food and food ingredients;
4.Foods or food ingredients that contain or are separated from microorganisms, fungi or algae;
5.Foods or ingredients that contain or are separated from traditional animals and plants with a history of safe consumption.
It is stipulated that traditional foods that were originally eaten by certain ethnic groups outside Europe or new technologies and new manufactured foods currently circulating on the market can be called non-traditional/novel foods (Non-traditional/Novel Food). Before listing, an application must be submitted to the competent authority of the member state in accordance with the EU's new resource and food regulations and the safety evaluation data shall be submitted by the member state evaluation agency to conduct the evaluation. Only through the evaluation and approval of each member country can it be listed in the EU member countries.
EU recently added 3 new resource foods
Recently, there are three more new resource foods that have entered the EU's new resource food list, which indicates that they can be officially sold on the EU market. They are Kemin’s dried euglena, NuLiv Science’s combined raw materials of Panax notoginseng and astragalus extract, and Skotan’s selenium-enriched yeast in Poland. (Yarrowia lipolytica) biomass.
On December 2, 2020, EFSA issued Regulation (EU) No. 2020/1820, according to European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) 2015/2283, authorizing BetaViaTM Complet, the raw material of Dried Euglena gracilis, as a new EU resource food (Novel Food) officially launched on the EU market.
2. Panax notoginseng and astragalus extract composite material
On December 2, 2020, the European Union Food Safety Administration (EFSA) issued Regulation (EU) No. 2020/1821, according to the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) 2015/2283, authorizing the compound raw materials of Panax notoginseng and Astragalus extract AstraGin is officially launched on the EU market as the EU Novel Food.
3.Selenium-enriched yeast (Yarrowia lipolytica) biomass
On December 4, 2020, the European Food Safety Administration (EFSA) issued Regulation (EU) No. 2020/1993, authorizing selenium-enriched yeast (Yarrowia lipolytica) in accordance with the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 , Yarrowia lipolytica) Biomass, as the identity of the EU Novel Food, was officially launched on the EU market. Selenium-enriched yeast is a food nutrient fortifier in my country. The Health Commission announced on the 9th of 2016 to expand the use of selenium-enriched yeast, which can be used to formulate milk powder and rice noodle products. For the implementation standard, please refer to "GB 1903.21-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food Nutrition Enhancer Se-enriched Yeast".
In November 2015, the European Union approved new regulations for new foods in order to improve conditions, while ensuring high levels of food safety, speed up the entry of new and innovative foods into the market, provide European consumers with more food choices, and create better conditions for the European agri-food industry. Favorable environment. The main changes in the new regulations include improving the efficiency of the approval process and removing unnecessary trade barriers. New food labels must not only meet general labeling requirements, but also include warning signs that are not recommended for certain vulnerable groups.