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Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning novel foods and novel food ingredients.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Novel food Fraud/deceit/adulteration
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Regulation concerns the placing on the market within the Community of novel foods or novel food ingredients. Foods and food ingredients falling within the scope of this Regulation must not present a danger for the consumer, mislead the consumer, differ from foods or food ingredients which they are intended to replace. The person responsible for placing on the Community market shall submit a request to the Member State in which the product is to be placed on the market for the first time. At

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Commission Decision 2003/427/EC authorizing the placing on the market of oil rich in DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) from the microalgae Schizochytrium sp. as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2003

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Oils/oilseeds/fats, Novel food, Standards, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Joint Decision No. 558 on the constitution of a committee for the planning and follow-up of the control program on the presence of genetically modified organisms in foodstuffs and additives.

Legislation | Greece | 2000

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Food additives, Institution, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

New Foodstuff and New Ingredients Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Food additives, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2004/333/EC authorising the placing on the market of yellow fat spreads, salad dressings, milk type products, fermented milk type products, soya drinks and cheese type products with added phytosterols/phytostanols as novel foods or novel food ingredients under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Standards, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2004/335/EC authorising the placing on the market of milk type products and yoghurt type products with added phytosterol esters as novel food ingredients under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Standards, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Novel Foods Regulations (L.N. No. 346 of 2002).

Legislation | Malta | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Packaging/labelling, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté royal relatif aux nouveaux aliments et aux nouveaux ingrédients alimentaires.

Legislation | Belgium | 1997

Keyword: Novel food, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 205 of 1997 containing rules relative to new foodstuffs and new food ingredients made under the Commodities Act.

Legislation | Netherlands | 1997

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Fraud/deceit/adulteration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Novel Foods and Novel Food Ingredients Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 1335 of 1997).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1997 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Novel food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2000/500/EC on authorizing the placing on the market of 'yellow fat spreads with added phytosterol esters' as a novel food or novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Oils/oilseeds/fats, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Décret nº 2000-838 portant application du Code de la consommation en ce qui concerne les nouveaux aliments et les nouveaux ingrédients alimentaires ainsi que l'étiquetage de certaines denrées alimentaires produites à partir d'organismes génétiquement modifiés.

Legislation | France | 2000

Keyword: Novel food, Packaging/labelling, GMO

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2009/362/EC authorising the placing on the market of lycopene as novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Standards, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on safety of food and nutrition.

Legislation | Poland | 2006 (2010)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry concerning national procedures resulting from Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning novel foods and novel food ingredients (No. 149 of 2012).

Legislation | Finland | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Institution, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law on the implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 1997 concerning novel foods and new food ingredients.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Food additives, Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Inspection, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Act.

Legislation | Finland | 2006 (2011)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Processing/handling, Institution, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Offences/penalties, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2009/365/EC authorising the placing on the market of lycopene from Blakeslea trispora as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Standards, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 152 of 2009 (XI. 12.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the binding provisions of the Codex Alimentarius Hungaricus.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2014)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Codex Alimentarius, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/450 authorising the placing on the market of lactitol as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2017

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/545 authorising the placing on the market of oil from the micro-algae Schizochytrium sp. (ATCC PTA-9695) as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Fraud/deceit/adulteration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 643 on penalties for infringement of Regulation on novel foods and novel food ingredients.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Novel food, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Decision 2012/725/EU authorising the placing on the market of bovine lactoferrin as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1189 authorising the placing on the market of UV-treated milk as a novel food under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2016

Keyword: Milk/dairy products, Novel food, Treated food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2010:231) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Food Act.

Legislation | Sweden | 2010

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Residues, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification relative to EC regulations that complete the Food Act (SFS No. 1243 of 2004).

Legislation | Sweden | 2005

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification No. 1243 of 2005 relative to EC-Directives supplementing the Food Act (1971:511).

Legislation | Sweden | 2005

Keyword: Fish products, Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Animal production, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Inspection, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on safety of food and nutrition.

Legislation | Poland | 2006

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Institution, Nutrition

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Commission Decision 2001/17/EC on refusing the placing on the market of "Nangai nuts" as a novel food or novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) 258/97.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 1332/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on food enzymes and amending Council Directive 83/417/EEC, Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999, Directive 2000/13/EC, Council Directive 2001/112/EC and Regulation (EC) No. 258/97.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on genetically modified food and feed.

Legislation | European Union | 2003

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Registration, Access-to-information, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council 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.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

Keyword: Novel food, Internal trade, International trade, Food quality control/food safety, Consumer protection, Public health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX