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Amended conditions of use for novel food astaxanthin-rich oleoresin from Haematococcus pluvialis algae

European Union

Dec 21, 2023

The Commission has amended Regulation (EU) 2023/1581 with Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/2852 of 20 December 2023 regarding the conditions of use of novel food "astaxanthin-rich oleoresin" from Haematococcus pluvialis algae.

Article 2 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/1581 is replaced by the following:

"Food supplements containing ≤ 8,0 mg astaxanthin intended for the general population older than 14 years of age, complying with the requirements of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1377 may continue to be placed on the market until 1 February 2024 and may be marketed until their date of minimum durability or use by date".

The Regulation shall apply from 21 August 2023.


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