vendredi 17 mars 2017
Catégorie : ACTUALITES | Auteur : experts

The EU Novel Food System Aims to Become Faster and Better”

How the European Union’s new novel food regulation aims to quicken time to market and boost innovation.

After 20 years, the European Union’s novel food regulation is finally getting an update. On December 11, 2015, the European Parliament published in the Official Journal of the European Union regulation (EC) 2015/2283. The regulation, which becomes effective January 1, 2018, replaces the Parliament’s previously existing novel food regulation, (EC) No 258/97, which was signed into law in January 1997.

The aim of the new regulation is to create a simpler, clearer, and more efficient authorization procedure for novel food ingredients, fully centralized at EU level. By streamlining the process, the regulation should enable safe and innovative novel foods to enter the EU market faster, without compromising a high level of public health…


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Written by Dr Thomas Pauquai on Nutritional Outlook USA, who has a PhD in Physiology & Physiopathology. As head of the Health Claims & Food Safety Department at regulatory consultant Nutraveris, he and his team prepare and submit successful health claim and Novel Food dossiers, formulate innovative health products, submit patents, and write scientific argumentation records justifying the efficacy and safety health nutrition products.


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