June 13, 2003 - just-food.com: Two new products,
Noni juice and DHA rich oil have been approved by the
European Commission for use as food ingredients in the
European Union. Neither food contains involves genetic
Noni juice used in pasteurized fruit drinks is made
from the Indian mulberry, found in Polynesia and other
parts of south-east Asia. Approval for Noni juice was
sought by US juice manufacturer Morinda.
DHA rich oil, used as an ingredient in dairy products,
breakfast cereals and special foods for energy restricted
diets, among other things, is in the approved form derived
from the micro-algae Schizochytrium. Approval was granted
to the US Martek Biosciences Cooperation.