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Yarrowia Lipolytica Yeast Biomass Authorized as a Novel Food Under EU Law

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 supplements at a maximum level of 6 g/day for children from 10 years of age, adolescents and general adult population and 3 g/day for children from 3 to 9 years of age.

[1] Notably Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015 on novel foods, amending Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1852/2001, OJ L 327, 11.12.2015, p. 1–22

[2] Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/760 of 13 May 2019 authorising the placing on the market of Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass as a novel food under Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2470, OJ L 125, 14.5.2019, p. 13–15

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