|Brussels, BELGIUM, 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
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.