The EU approves some defatted rapeseed meal from turnip and European rape as a new food
By: Date: 2021-02-05 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
On February 3, 2021, the European Union issued Regulations (EU) 2021/120, approving Partially defatted rapeseed powder from turnip (Brassica rapa L.) and European rape (Brassica napus L.) as a new type When food is placed on the EU market, this regulation will take effect on the twentieth day from the date of issuance.

  Regulations (EU) 2017/2470 amended as follows:

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Conditions for the use of new foods

Additional specific label requirements

Specify food categories

Maximum allowable value

Partially defatted rapeseed meal from turnip and rape

Mixed cereal bars

20g/100g

Indicate the new type of food as”partially defatted rapeseed meal” on the food label containing this ingredient.

The label of food supplements containing this ingredient should state that the ingredient may cause allergic reactions to consumers who are allergic to mustard and its products, and the statement should be close to the ingredient list.

Muesli and similar breakfast cereals

20g/100g

Extruded breakfast cereal products

20g/100g

Snacks (except potato chips)

15g/100g

Breads and rolls with special ingredients (such as seeds, raisins, herbs)

7g/100g

According to the requirements of (EU) No 828/2014 to declare brown bread without or with reduced gluten

7g/100g

Multi-grain bread and rolls

7g/100g

Meat substitutes

10g/100g

Meatballs

10g/100g

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Specifications

Partially defatted rapeseed meal from turnip and rape

Definition: This powder is made from partially defatted seeds of non-GMO turnip and double-low (00) cultivars of Brassica napus, through a series of reduced mustard seeds Oleoside and phytic acid are processed in steps.

Source:Turnip and rapeseed

Features/Composition:

Protein (N×6.25):33.0-43.0%

Lipid:14.0–22.0%

Total carbohydrates:33.0–40.0%

Total fiber:33.0–43.0%

Moisture:<7.0%

Ash content:2.0–5.0%

Total glucosinolates:<0.3mmol/kg (≤120mg/kg)

Phytate:<1.5%

Peroxide value (based on the weight of the new food):≤3.0mEq O2/kg

Heavy metals:

Lead:<0.2mg/kg

Arsenic (inorganic):<0.2 mg/kg

Cadmium:<0.2mg/kg

Mercury:<0.1mg/kg

Aluminum:<35.0mg/kg

Microbiological standards:

Total number of colonies (30°C):<5000CFU/g

Enterobacteriaceae:<10CFU/g

Salmonella:Not present in 25 grams

Yeast and mold:<100CFU/g

Bacillus cereus:<100CFU/g