Definitions for "Novel Food"
novel genetically modified food products ie. A processed food product whose composition has been altered.
a) a substance, including a microorganism, that does not have a history of safe use as a food; b) a food that has been manufactured, prepared, preserved or packaged by a process that has not been applied before to that food, and causes the food to undergo a major change; or c) a food that is derived from a plant, animal or microorganism that has been genetically modified.
a food which has not been used to a significant degree within the European Community and which falls under one of a number of categories defined in Regulation 258/97