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Nutritional Outlook, September 2013

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NewsWatch EU Eases Rosemary Restrictions such as thermal paper, air dust, cosmetics, and toys. Te Panel admits to potential uncertainties in its assessment of human exposure to BPA from non-food sources, such as cash receipts. More data is needed especially relating to skin absorption of BPA from these sources and cash receipt handling habits. A R Te European Union recently eased its restrictions regarding the use of rosemary extract in low-fat meat and fsh products, following a fling by Naturex (Avignon, France) and other rosemary extract producers. I S T A YOUR SOURCE FOR NATURAL EveningPrimroseOil Evening Primrose Oil is an excellent source of Gamma-Linolenic Acid used in nutritional supplements and cosmetics. Vegetable Oils Grape Seed Hazelnut Hemp Seed Jojoba Macadamia Olive Peach Peanut Perilla Pumpkin Rice Bran Rose Hip Sacha Inchi Safflower Sea Buckthorn Sesame Sunflower Tea Tree Walnut Wheat Germ Marine Oils Fruit Oils Cranberry Raspberry Blackberry Avocado Aloe Illipe Kokum Olive Sal Others Available We specialize in delivering the finest quality all-natural marine, vegetable, fruit oils and specialty butters at remarkably competitive prices. Since 1930 1- 800-ALL-OILS ARISTA INDUSTRIES, INC. 557 DANBURY ROAD, WILTON, CT 06897 www.aristaindustries.com 16 magenta cyan yellow black Te EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition, and Allergies has stated that there is sufcient scientifc evidence to support the beneft of maternal folate supplementation as it relates to reducing the risk of neural tube defects in infants. In addition, the panel recommended a daily dose of 400 μg of folate for at least one month before and up to three months after conception. Specialty Butters Cod Liver Fish Liver Omega-3 Acids Salmon Squalane Squalene Tuna EFSA Approves Folate Claim for Neural Tube Defects • 203-761-1009 • info@aristaindustries.com • FAX 203-761-4980 Te decision came as the result of a fling from Rank Nutrition Ltd. (Kent, UK), an independent nutrition science consultancy. EFSA's move comes some 15 years after the U.S. FDA's recognition of a connection between folate supplementation and neural tube defects, and the subsequent fortifcation of grain-based products with folic acid—a strategy that contributed to the reduction of American neural tube birth defects by about 36%, according to the Centers for Disease Control. SeptemBer 2013 ■ maShuk/iStockphoto.com; tooS/iStockphoto.com Almond Apricot Argan Avocado Black Currant Borage Canola Castor Coconut Flax Seed A favor and color stability extender in meat and poultry products, antioxidant-rich rosemary was initially limited to meats with higher fat contents. Now, under the new regulatory amendment, the use of rosemary extract is no longer based on fat content, enabling low-fat processed meat and fsh products (with less than 10% fat) to also use this antioxidant. NUTRITIONAL OUTLOOK ES314316_NO1309_016.pgs 08.31.2013 00:23 UBM

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