All | # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
There are currently 145 names in this directory
Acai (Euterpe oleracea)
Search terms: Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Not novel Food Food or food ingredient: Berries from palm fruit Acai sourced from Brazil. Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Novel foods. History of use in South America. No safety concerns identified.

Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatorium)
Search terms: Agrimony, Hairyvein, agrimonia Xianhecao Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment:

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
Search terms: Lucerne, Heart trefoil Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment:

Aloe barbadensis (Aloe vera)
Search terms: Cape aloes, Barbados aloes Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Not novel Food Food or food ingredient: juice and juice concentrate. Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Novel foods. Small established market for beverages in Australia and New Zealand.

Angelica (Angelica archangelica)
Search terms: Angelica Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Anise myrtle (Anetholea anisata)
Search terms: Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Not novel Food, Traditional food Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Novel foods. Tradition of use as a food in Australia and New Zealand.

Aniseed (Pimpinella anisum)
Search terms: Anise Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Anthocyanins
Search terms: Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Foods Standards Code: Permitted for colouring.

Argan (Argania spinosa)
Search terms: Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Not novel Food Food or food ingredient: Argan oil (derived from the fruit kernels). Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Novel foods. History of safe use in other countries. Chemical composition consistent with other vegetable based edible oils..

Artichoke (Cynara scolymus)
Search terms: Globe artichoke, Cynara Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: FSANZ: Food File

Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceous)
Search terms: Membranaceus milk vetch Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Not novel Food Food or food ingredient: powdered root added to powdered chocolate beverage at 0.25% w/w. Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Novel foods. No safety concerns identified at proposed level of use.

Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri)
Search terms: Brahmi, Hyssop- water Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment:

Balm (Melissa officinalis)
Search terms: Balm, Melissa, lemon balm Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
Search terms: Garden basil, Sweet basil Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Bay leaves (Laurus nobilis)
Search terms: Laurel- bay Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Beet red
Search terms: Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Bergamot (Citrus aurantium)
Search terms: Bergamot, Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment:

Black elder (Sambucus nigra)
Search terms: Sweet elder, Black elder Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Berries & flower Justification or comment:

Burdock (Arctium lappa)
Search terms: Burdock, Greater Burdock, Niubangzi, Lappa Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment:

Burnet, great (Poterium officinale)
Search terms: Garden burnet, Great burnet, Diyu Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Burnet, salad (Poterium sanguisorba)
Search terms: Salad burnet, Small burnet Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Burning bush (Dictamnus albus);
Search terms: Burning bush, Fraxinella, Gas plant, White dittany Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Calamus root (Acorus calamus)
Search terms: Calamus, Sweet flag, Sweet grass. Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Calendula (Calendula officinalis)
Search terms: Calendula, Garden marigol, Marigold -English Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Flowers Justification or comment:

Camellia sinensis, green black tea
Search terms: Black tea, Green tea, Common tea Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Camu camu (Myrciaria dubia)
Search terms: Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Not novel Food Food or food ingredient: Fruit Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Novel foods. No safety concerns identified. No concerns regarding composition.

Caper (Capparis spinosa)
Search terms: Caper Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: buds Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Caraway (Carum carvi)
Search terms: Caraway Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: seed Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Cardamon (Elettaria cardamomum)
Search terms: Cardamom- Malabar Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: seed Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Cassia (Cinnamomum Cassia)
Search terms: Cassia bark, Cassia cinnamon, CassiaTwig, Cinnamon- Chinese Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: buds Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Catmint (Nepeta catariia)
Search terms: Catmint Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Cayenne (Capsicum annuum)
Search terms: Cayenne pepper, Capsicum, Cayenne Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment:

Celery (Apium graveolens)
Search terms: Celery, Celery seed, Celery leaf Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Leaves & seeds Justification or comment:

Chamomile ( Matricaria recutita)
Search terms: Chamomile- German Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment:

Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis)
Search terms: Chamomile- English, Roman Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Flowers Justification or comment:

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)
Search terms: Chicory Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: root Justification or comment:

Chilli (Capsicum annuum L and Capsicum frutescens L)
Search terms: Red pepper Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: NUTTAB Food groups: Additives and Food ingredients, herbs, seasoning spices

Chinese bayberry (Myrica rubra)
Search terms: Chinese bayberry Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Not novel Food Food or food ingredient: Fruit Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Novel foods. Non-traditional food in Australia and New Zealand. No safety concerns identified.

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum)
Search terms: Chives Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum sinense)
Search terms: Juhua Mulberry leaved chrysanthemum Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: FSANZ: Food File

Cinnamon ( Cinnamomum Zeylanicum)
Search terms: Ceylon cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: NUTTAB Food groups: Additives and Food ingredients, herbs, seasoning spices

Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum)
Search terms: Clove, Dingxiang, Caryophyllum Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: NUTTAB Food groups: Additives and Food ingredients, herbs, seasoning spices

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao)
Search terms: Cocoa Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: bean Justification or comment: FSANZ: Food File

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
Search terms: Chinese parsley, Coriander Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: NUTTAB Food groups: Additives and Food ingredients, herbs, seasoning spices

Cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccos) Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)
Search terms: Small Cranberry Large american cranberry Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Not novel Food, Traditional food Food or food ingredient: extract powder Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Novel foods. Cranberry extract powder produced from cranberry juice concentrate. Sugars and organic solids are removed, while phenolic compounds are retained in the extract. Intended use of the extract in beverage products as a source of phenolic compounds. Components of cranberry extract powder have a history of consumption from cranberry juice products. This view only applies to cranberry extract powder added to beverages at a level that ensures the concentration of phenolic compounds in the final product is not greater than the concentration of these compounds in cranberry juice products.

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum)
Search terms: Cumin Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: NUTTAB Food groups: Additives and Food ingredients, herbs, seasoning spices

Curcumins
Search terms: Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: Foods Standards Code: Permitted for colouring.

Curry (Murraya Koenigii)
Search terms: Curry leaves Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: NUTTAB Food groups: Additives and Food ingredients, herbs, seasoning spices

Damiana (Turnera diffusa)
Search terms: Damiana Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Not novel food when used in beverages at less than 100 mg/100 ml) Food or food ingredient: non-culinary herb Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Novel foods. No safety concerns identified at low levels of use. No application required when in beverages at less than 100 mg/100 ml.

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Search terms: Dandelion Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Root & leaf Justification or comment:

Dill (Anethum graveolens)
Search terms: Dill , Indian Dill Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: leaf & seed Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea pallida)
Search terms: Purple cone flower Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Root, leaf & flower Justification or comment:

Elecampane (Inula helenium)
Search terms: Elecampane Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: root Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)
Search terms: Bitter fennel, Sweet fennel, fennel Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: seed Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum)
Search terms: Commmon fenugreek, Foenugreek Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: seed Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium)
Search terms: Feverfew Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment:

Galangal (Alpinia officinarum)
Search terms: Galangal Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Rhizome Justification or comment: Food Standards Code: Foods classified as herbs and spices as per Schedule 22.

Garlic (Allium sativum)
Search terms: Garlic Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: bulb Justification or comment: Food Standards Code:Foods classified as bulb vegetable as per Schedule 22.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
Search terms: Chinese ginger Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used as a food: N/A Food or food ingredient: Justification or comment: NUTTAB Food groups: Additives and Food ingredients, herbs, seasoning spices

Ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus)
Search terms: Ciwujia, Manyprickle, acanthopanax root, Russian ginseng, Siberian ginseng Assessed as not novel OR traditonally used a