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List of authorisations under the former Novel Food regulation

Foods that may be placed on the market in the EU pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 Article 4.2 first indent

20172016201520142013
2012201120102005

Authorisations of novel foods and novel food ingredients by Commission Decisions

201720162015201420132012
20112010200920082006 - 20072004 - 2005
2000 - 2003  

Refusals of authorisation of novel foods and novel food ingredients by Commission Decisions

Foods that may be placed on the market in the EU pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 Article 4.2 first indent

2017

2016

2015

2014

  • Tetraselmis chuii: 4 March 2014 (Spanish Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition Agency)

2013

2012

2011

2010

  • Guar gum: 5 August 2010 (direction générale de la concurrence, de la consommation et de la répression des fraudes (FR) ref C2SG2010-07-29G)
  • Sucromalt: 31 March 2010 (Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (NL) ref VGP/VC 2997088)

2005

  • D-Tagatose: 14 December 2005 (Food Standards Agency (UK) ref 535)

Authorisations of novel foods and novel food ingredients by Commission Decisions

2017

  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2375 of 15 December 2017 authorising the placing on the market of N-acetyl-D-neuraminic acid as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2373 of 14 December 2017 authorising the placing on the market of hydroxytyrosol as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2355 of 14 December 2017 authorising the placing on the market of UV-treated mushrooms as a novel food under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2354 of 14 December 2017 authorising an extension of use of Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica) as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2353 of 14 December 2017 authorising the placing on the market of oil from Calanus finmarchicus as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2201 of 27 November 2017 authorising the placing on the market of 2′-fucosyllactose produced with Escherichia coli strain BL21 as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2079 of 10 November 2017 authorising the placing on the market of taxifolin-rich extract as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2078 of 10 November 2017 authorising an extension of use of yeast beta-glucans as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/1387 of 24 July 2017 authorising the placing on the market of an enzyme preparation of prolyl oligopeptidase produced with a genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/1281 of 13 July 2017 authorising the placing on the market of L-ergothioneine as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/450 of 13 March 2017 authorising the placing on the market of lactitol as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/115 of 20 January 2017 authorising the placing on the market of fermented soybean extract as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

2016

  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1344 of 4 August 2016 authorising the placing on the market of organic silicon (monomethylsilanetriol) as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1190 of 19 July 2016 authorising the placing on the market of trans-resveratrol as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1189 of 19 July 2016 authorising the placing on the market of UV-treated milk as a novel food under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/598 of 14 April 2016 authorising an extension of use of lipid extract from Antarctic Krill (Euphausia superba) as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/398 of 16 March 2016 authorising the placing on the market of UV-treated bread as a novel food under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/375 of 11 March 2016 authorising the placing on the market of lacto-N-neotetraose as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/376 of 11 March 2016 authorising the placing on the market of 2′-O-fucosyllactose as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council

2015

  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1290 of 23 July 2015 authorising the placing on the market of refined oil from the seeds of Buglossoides arvensis as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1291 of 23 July 2015 authorising the placing on the market of heat-treated milk products fermented with Bacteroides xylanisolvens (DSM 23964) as a novel food under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1213 of 22 July 2015 authorising extension of uses of flavonoids from Glycyrrhiza glabra L. as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/546 of 31 March 2015 authorising an extension of use of DHA and EPA-rich oil from the micro-algae Schizochytrium sp. as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/545 of 31 March 2015 authorising the placing on the market of oil from the micro-algae Schizochytrium sp. (ATCC PTA-9695) as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council

2014

  • Commission Implementing Decision 2014/907/EU: authorising the placing on the market of Clostridium butyricum (CBM 588) as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision 2014/905/EU: authorising the placing on the market of methyl vinyl ether-maleic anhydride copolymer as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision 2014/890/EU: authorising the placing on the market of chia oil (Salvia hispanica) as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision 2014/463/EU: on authorising the placing on the market of oil from the micro-algae Schizochytrium sp. as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Decisions 2003/427/EC and 2009/778/EC
  • Commission Implementing Decision 2014/424/EU: authorising the placing on the market of rapeseed protein as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision 2014/423/EU: authorising the placing on the market of citicoline as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision 2014/396/EU: authorising the placing on the market of UV-treated baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision 2014/155/EU: authorising the placing on the market of coriander seed oil as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision 2014/154/EU: authorising the placing on the market of (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid, glucosamine salt as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • As amended by Commission Implementing Decision 2014/916/EU: correcting the Annex to Implementing Decision 2014/154/EU authorising the placing on the market of (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid, glucosamine salt as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council

2013

2012

2011

2010

  • Decision 2010/715/EU: authorising the placing on the market of ferrous ammonium phosphate as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2010/331/EU: authorising the placing on the market of Ferric Sodium EDTA as novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2010/228/EU: authorising the placing on the market of puree and concentrate of the fruits of Morinda citrifolia as novel food ingredient

2009

  • Decision 2009/827/EC: authorising the placing on the market of Chia seed (Salvia hispanica) as novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/826/EC: authorising the placing on the market of a leaf extract from Lucerne (Medicago sativa) as novel food or novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/778/EC: extending the uses of algal oil from the micro-algae Schizochytrium sp. as novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/777/EC: extending the uses of algal oil from the micro-algae Ulkenia sp. as novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/752/EC: authorising the placing on the market of a lipid extract from Antarctic Krill Euphausia superba as novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/362/EC: authorising the placing on the market of lycopene as novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/365/EC: authorising the placing on the market of lycopene from Blakeslea trispora as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/355/EC: authorising the placing on the market of lycopene oleoresin from tomatoes as novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/348/EC: authorising the placing on the market of lycopene as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/344/EC: authorising the placing on the market of Ice Structuring Protein type III HPLC 12 as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2009/345/EC: authorising the placing on the market of Vitamin K2 (menaquinone) from Bacillus subtilis natto as a novel food ingredient

2008

  • Decision 2008/985/EC: authorising the placing on the market of leaves of Morinda citrifolia as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2008/968/EC: authorising the placing on the market of arachidonic acid-rich oil from Mortierella alpina as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2008/575/EC: authorising the placing on the market of Baobab dried fruit pulp as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2008/559/EC: authorising the placing on the market of allanblackia seed oil as novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2008/558/EC: authorising the placing on the market of refined echium oil as novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2008/413/EC: authorising the placing on the market of alpha-cyclodextrin as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2008/36/EC: authorising the placing on the market of rice drinks with added phytosterols/phytostanols as novel food

2006 - 2007

  • Decision 2007/343/EC: authorising the placing on the market of oil enriched with phytosterols/phytostanols as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2006/720/EC: authorising the placing on the market of diacylglycerol oil of plant origin as a novel food
  • Decision 2006/721/EC: authorising the placing on the market of lycopene from Blakeslea trispora as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2006/722/EC: authorising the placing on the market of "rapeseed oil high in unsaponifiable matter" as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2006/723/EC: authorising the placing on the market of "maize-germ oil high in unsaponifiable matter" as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2006/68/EC: authorising the placing on the market of foods and food ingredients derived from genetically modified maize line MON 863 as novel foods or novel food ingredients
  • Decision 2006/59/EC: authorising the placing on the market of rye bread with added phytosterols/phytostanols as novel foods or novel food ingredients (Fazer)
  • Decision 2006/58/EC: authorising the placing on the market of rye bread with added phytosterols/phytostanols as novel foods or novel food ingredients (Pharmaconsult)
  • Decision 2006/69/EC: authorising the placing on the market of foods and food ingredients produced from genetically modified Roundup Ready maize line GA21 as novel foods or novel food ingredients

2004 - 2005

  • Decision 2005/581/EC: authorising the placing on the market of isomaltulose as a novel food or novel food ingredient (Südzucker)
  • Decision 2005/457/EC: authorising the placing on the market of isomaltulose as a novel food or novel food ingredient (Cargill)
  • Decision 2005/448/EC: authorising the placing on the market of foods and food ingredients derived from genetically modified maize line NK 603 as novel foods or novel food ingredients
  • Decision 2004/845/EC: authorising the placing on the market of milk based beverages with added phytosterols/phytostanols as novel foods or novel food ingredients
  • Decision 2004/657/EC: authorising the placing on the market of sweet corn from genetically modified maize line Bt11 as a novel food or novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2004/336/EC: authorising the placing on the market of yellow fat spreads, milk based fruit drinks, yoghurt type products and cheese type products with added phytosterols/phytostanols as novel foods or novel food ingredients
  • Decision 2004/335/EC: authorising the placing on the market of milk type products and yoghurt type products with added phytosterol esters as novel food ingredients
  • Decision 2004/334/EC: authorising the placing on the market of yellow fat spreads, milk type products, yoghurt type products, and spicy sauces with added phytosterols/phytostanols as novel foods or novel food ingredients
  • Decision 2004/333/EC: authorising the placing on the market of yellow fat spreads, salad dressings, milk type products, fermented milk type products, soya drinks and cheese type products with added phytosterols/phytostanols as novel foods or novel food ingredients

2000 - 2003

  • Decision 2003/867/EC: authorising the placing on the market of salatrim as a novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2003/427/EC: authorising the placing on the market of oil rich in DHA
  • Decision 2003/426/EC: authorising the placing on the market of 'noni juice'
  • Decision 2002/150/EC: authorising the placing on the market of coagulated potato proteins and hydrolysates thereof as novel food ingredients.
  • Decision 2001/122/EC: authorising the placing on the market of a dextran preparation produced by Leuconostoc mesenteroides.
  • Decision 2001/424/EC: authorising the placing on the market of pasteurised fruit-based preparations produced using high-pressure pasteurisation.
  • Decision 2001/721/EC: authorising the placing on the market of trehalose as a novel food or novel food ingredient.
  • Decision 2000/500/EC: authorising the placing on the market of "yellow fat spreads with added phytocolesterol esters".
  • Decision 2000/195/EC: authorising the placing on the market of "phospholipides from egg yolk".

Refusals of authorisation of novel foods and novel food ingredients by Commission Decisions

2000 - 2005

  • Decision 2005/580/EC: refusing the placing on the market of betaine as a novel food or novel food ingredient
  • Decision 2001/17/EC: 19 December 2000 refusing the placing on the market of "Nangai nuts" Canarium indicum L.
  • Decision 2000/196/EC: 22 February 2000 refusing the placing on the market of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni.

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