According to the Regulation concerning concerning novel foods and novel food ingredients (258/97/EC) Chia seeds (salvia hispanica) are a new food ingredient licensed for use in bread products which may have a maximum Chia seed content (salvia hispanica) of 5%. This 5% proportion is calculated on the basis of the baked finished product.
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Extract from FSA
The chia seeds fall into the category of Novel Foods — ie one that “does not have a significant history of consumption within the EU before 15 May 1997”.
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