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November 14, 2018

EU Regulation n. 2018/1631 - New food product: allowed the use of blueberry powder extract in food supplements for the adult population

The European Commission, with the EU Regulation of 30 October 2018 n. 1631, authorized the placing on the market, as a novel food product, of the bilberry powder extract in food supplements for the adult population.

The Regulation will apply from November 20, 2018.

Provisions envisaged by EU Regulation no. 2018/1631

The new EU Regulation provides that, the blueberry powder extract can be used, in food supplements for the adult population, in a concentration not exceeding 350 mg / day.

Indication to be reported on the label of food supplements

The denomination to be reported on the label of food supplements containing the new food is "blueberry powder extract".