Home Trace One - Food Regulatory News EU Safety Assessment of Cetylated Fatty Acids as a Novel Food EU Safety Assessment of Cetylated Fatty Acids as a Novel Food Jul 21, 2021 7:13:00 PM Posted By: Benoit Gruber Share: On July 21, 2021, the European Food Safety Authority released the scientific opinion on “Safety of Cetylated Fatty Acids as a Novel Food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283.” The scientific report highlights the safety of Novel Food. Key points are summarized as follows: The NF concerns primarily a mixture of Cetylated myristic acid and Cetylated oleic acid synthesized including other Cetylated fatty acids and other compounds from olive oil. The NF is intended for use in food supplements for the general adult population. Cetylated fatty acids are safe at an intake of 1.6 g per day for the intended target population The stability test data provided sufficient information with respect to the stability of the NF for a duration of 12 months. To view the complete assessment report, check out the Food News Monitoring System.