Conditions of use of rosemary extracts in foods, as covered by Regulations (EC) No 1333/2008 and (EC) No 1129/2011

March 12, 2018

The following table summarizes the EU approved use of rosemary extracts at different

food products and food supplements.

 

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Disclaimer: This table was constructed based on EC Regulations No1333/2008,1129/2011 and published amendments as for 13/03/2018 and it is made available solely for the purpose of information. It has no legal value, Information in the table may not be timely, complete or accurate.

NFA is not responsible with regard to the improper use and translation of the Table and its contents. The official authorisations of food additives are published in the Official Journal of the European Union. 

March 01, 2018

European organic regulations approved the use of antioxidant rosemary extracts in organic products, as specified by the European Regulation 344/2011/EU. The regulation specifies that antioxidant rosemary extracts can be used in organic food processing “only when derived from organic production and if only ethanol is used for the extraction”.

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May 21, 2017

EFSA’s expert Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Food (ANS) carries out its safety evaluations of food additives. It reviews all available, relevant scientific data, including information on chemical and biological properties, potential toxicity and estimates of human dietary exposure. Based on these data, the Panel draws conclusions on the safety of the intended uses of the food additive for the consumers.

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April 20, 2017

Additives are indispensible to the food industry. They are added to food in small quantities to perform a necessary technological function. All additives are safety assessed and approved before they can be used. Once approved, additives are given an identification number, an E-number (“E” is for “Europe”). In accordance with the legislation, they are then listed in the ingredients on the label to ensure the consumer is well-informed.

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April 12, 2017

Following a request from the Commission, the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety in use of rosemary extracts when used as an antioxidant.

Based on the margins of safety identified the Panel concluded that the use of the rosemary extracts described in this opinion at the proposed uses and use levels would not be of safety concern.

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