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Several plant preparations to be banned in the EU

Mar 30, 2021

Foods in the EU containing certain preparations from plants such as Aloe, Chinese rhubarb (Rheum palmatum) and Japanese knotweed (Reynoutria japonica) will require reformulation very soon.

In the coming days, a new Regulation prohibiting the presence in food of aloe-emodin, emodin, danthron, as well as preparations from the leaf of Aloe species containing hydroxyanthracene derivatives (HADs) (such as aloin) is expected to enter into force, as confirmed by the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.

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