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

Updated regulations are simplifying the authorization process for traditional foods entering European markets from non-member state countries. In their article, “Nouveaux aliments des pays tiers : un premier bilan encourageant”, which appeared in Les Marchés on January 25, 2019, Katia Merten-Lentz and Caroline Commandeur discuss the new regulations and their potential impact on the food

With ongoing European efforts to update the General Food Law and increase transparency in the risk assessment process for food products, Katia Merten-Lentz, a legal expert with international law firm Keller and Heckman, discusses the current state of play and looks to the future of food regulation in the EU.

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