Recently growing concerns about the environmental effects of food production has led to an interest in the possibility of using insects as a viable nutrient source in both human diets and animal feed (due to the low carbon, water and ecological footprints associated with insect farming and edible insects can be a good source of

Published by the European Food Safety Authority on 13 January 2021


Today’s batch of EFSA scientific opinions on novel food applications includes the first completed assessment of a proposed insect-derived food product. Our safety evaluations are a necessary step in the regulation of novel food, as our scientific advice supports EU and

Cannabidiol (‘CBD’) has burst onto the world stage in recent years, and the EU is no exception, with shops selling CBD products opening up in various countries across Europe. While CBD can be incorporated into cosmetics and used for medical uses, it is quickly gaining traction in the food and drink market, with CBD found

Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass authorized as a Novel Food under EU law[1]

Following the publication of the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/760[2], a new Novel Food “Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass” will soon be authorized in the EU market.

The “Yarrowia lipolytica yeast heat-killed biomass” has been authorized in food

Cet article a été publié sur Agra Alimentation, le média des enjeux de stratégiques et financiers de l’agroalimentaire.

Le nouveau règlement (UE) n°2015/2283 sur les aliments nouveaux, est entré en vigueur le 1er janvier 2018. Tout en intégrant expressément, de nouvelles catégories d’aliments, telles que les insectes, ou les nanomatériaux, il harmonise et

Cet article a été publié sur Les Marchés, le Média de l’alimentaire.

Le récent développement du commerce alimentaire en ligne suscite à la fois enthousiasme et inquiétudes quant aux conséquences juridiques d’une vente qui se caractérise par l’absence physique à la fois du vendeur et du consommateur. L’Europe se penche sur la question.