Wednesday, 15 September 2010
SCF extracts are safe.
If we use a safe raw material, such as plants, a GRAS solvent such as CO2 and a green product we can expect to have a safe product.
However, if we want use these products in the food industry several agencies have to give their opinion...
Recently, supercritical fluid extract of magnolia bark has been labeled as safe by the the UK Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes
Read the DRAFT:
"OPINION ON AN APPLICATION UNDER THE NOVEL FOODS REGULATION FOR EXTRACT OF MAGNOLIA BARK"
The bark of the Magnoliae officinalis tree, a member of the biloba subspecies, has been used in traditional Chinese herbal medicine for thousands of years, and is reputed to have anti-stress properties. It is used in dietary supplements in some countries.