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novel food

A nutritional source that has not been used in the past or one that has been made by a new manufacturing process, including, e.g., genetic modification.
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Though actual mechanism and structure underlying socially facilitated feeding is not clearly known and needs further investigation but, according to Fragaszy and Visalberghi (2004) one functional advantage of this phenomenon is might be the increased acceptance of novel food by naive individuals.
The long awaited updated EU novel food regulation has finally made its very welcomed arrival to update and streamline the approach to gaining approval for new food and food ingredients in the EU.
Novel foods may be considered globally, but where they are derived from natural products, such as insects, while they are novel in some countries, in others they may form part of traditional diets.
Discussions on novel foods failed exactly three years ago over labelling food from cloned animals
Shortly before the end of its term in office, the European Commission tabled a revised version of its 2008 proposal on novel foods and animal cloning - COM(2007)872 final.
Its novel food status provides manufacturers with a new health ingredient for building slimming and weight management products, especially those that target visceral fat reduction.
The failure of conciliation talks between the EP and Council mean that the 1997 novel food rules remain in force.
Summary: DUBAI -- A novel food inspection system in which municipal inspectors take proactive measures rather than focusing on issuing fines has born fruits as the eateries in Dubai showed much improvement in their standards last year, the Dubai Municipality said on Wednesday.
Muller's team took advantage of that natural behavior by designing a novel food item, a modified "Kinder Egg" plastic container containing a mix of rice and fish, that could be opened using either the biting or the smashing method.
Novel food processing; effects on rheological functional properties.
The deal follows the Novel Food Approval granted by the Finnish Food Safety Authority in December 2009, under which the Superba krill oil can be sold in all European Union (EU) countries.

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