Chitin-Glucan Ingredient Achieves Novel Food Approval

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09 Mar 2011 --- Artinia is a high-purity, low viscosity, natural ingredient that features the benefits of both soluble and insoluble fibers containing 80% dietary fiber, primarily insoluble.

3/9/2011 --- Stratum Nutrition announces that the European Union Commission has reached a conclusion approving chitin-glucan from Aspergillus niger, branded Artinia, as a novel food ingredient under Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

On the basis of the extensive scientific assessment, it is established that the ingredient complies with the criteria laid down in Article 3(1) of Regulation (EC) No 258/97. The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health and therefore decides: Chitin-glucan from Aspergillus niger as specified in the Annex may be placed on the market in the European Union as a novel food ingredient to be used in food supplements with a maximum dose of 5 grams per day.

Artinia is a high-purity, low viscosity, natural ingredient that features the benefits of both soluble and insoluble fibers containing 80% dietary fiber, primarily insoluble. Artinia supports healthy arteries, the body’s natural antioxidant systems, and has been shown to reduce the level of oxidized-low density lipoprotein (LDL). Artinia is obtained exclusively from renewable, non-GMO sources and is manufactured in an ISO-9001:2008 certified facility following HACCP method under strict GMP specifications. Artinia is certified Kosher and Halal, gluten-free and hypo-allergenic, and is suitable for use in vegetarian products.

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