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Regulation (EU) No. 2019/760 authorising the placing on the market of Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass as a novel food

01 May 2019

Date of effect: 03/06/2019
Jurisdiction: EU

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/760

An update is made to the Annex in Regulation (EU) No. 2017/2470 establishing the Union list of novel foods in accordance with Regulation (EU) No. 2015/2283, to include reference for the authorisation of Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass* to be placed on the market as a novel food.

*Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass is mostly composed of proteins and fibre. It is proposed to be used as a food supplement in the form of capsules, tablets or powder.

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