Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Our Artificial Intelligence solutions, developed by our experts, NOL Datasolution to Create & NOL Compliance to Launch your products, inform you :  

Maximum level of citrinin in food supplements based on rice fermented with red yeast Monascus purpureus is currently 2000 µg/kg according to Regulation (EC) 1881/2006.


rice fermented with red yeast

A draft regulation that will lower this maximum level for citrinin from 2000 µg/kg to 100 µg/kg has been voted by European Commission and Member States during the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed – Section Novel Food and Toxicological Safety of the Food Chain on 29 March 2019.

The final text is expected to be published in the coming months.


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