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

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.

The EU Regulation 178/2002, known