Broccoli seed extract in foods

Taiwan Publishes Regulation on Use of Broccoli Seed Extracts and Labelling Requirements

Posted By: Xavierre Yu

EU recall (2) (1)On June 08, 2023, the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan Food and Drug Administration issued the “Use of Broccoli Seed Extracts and Labelling Regulations”.

The regulation stipulates the following points:

  • The extract is prepared by filtering the seeds of Brassica oleracea var. italica.;
  • The seed extract must comply with the standard procedures and specifications;
  • Intended to be used for adults only with a daily consumption limit of 8 mg;
  • Foods using broccoli seed extract as an ingredient shall carry health warning statements as mandatory labeling requirements;
  • Pregnant and lactating women and patients with health-related issues shall seek medical supervision before consumption.

The regulation is effective from June 08, 2023.

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