Novel Food: New Regulation Enters Into Force

The new Regulation on Novel Food is applicable from 1 January 2018. The regulation brings significant improvements and changes to the novel food authorization procedure. The regulation includes an expanded definition for novel food to account for innovation and technology advances in the food sector, a centralized EU-wide authorization system of novel foods and of traditional foods from third countries, a list of all authorized novel foods in the EU, and data protection provisions for the applicants.

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