China Okays Omega-3 as Novel Food Ingredient

April 28, 2010

The People’s Republic of China recently approved omega-3 fish oil and fish oil powder as Novel Food Ingredients in food and beverages for consumers of all ages, according to Ocean Nutrition Canada (ONC; Dartmouth, NS), the supplier of MEG-3 brand omega-3 EPA/DHA food and dietary supplements.

The People’s Republic of China recently approved omega-3 fish oil and fish oil powder as Novel Food Ingredients in food and beverages for consumers of all ages, according to Ocean Nutrition Canada (ONC; Dartmouth, NS), the supplier of MEG-3 brand omega-3 EPA/DHA food and dietary supplements.

 

ONC says that it provided integral scientific, regulatory, and safety information in the initial 2007 dossier submitted to China.

 

China’s new approvals are expected to increase omega-3 sales in China, and ONC states that it will increase its own ingredient business through its Chinese distributor, Ruihua Hexin International.