Gnosis is delighted to announce that on February 22nd, 2016 the Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency, ANVISA, has approved the use of vitaMK7®, the Natural Vitamin K2 as MK7, as Novel Food Ingredient to be used in finished products in Brazil.
Vitamin K2 has been added to the Official Diary of the Union (Diário Oficial da União Brazil’s, DOU, equivalent to the U.S. Federal Register) and allows the commercialization of both vitaMK7® powder and oil grades.
Brazil is the only country in Latin America to have a well-defined legislation for functional and health claims for either nutrient or non-nutrient components.
ANVISA has positively approved vitaMK7®, after a deeply evaluation of safety in accordance to current ANVISA regulations.
VitaMK7® is the active isomer of natural Vitamin K2 with the highest bioavailability and longest half-life in the blood, exclusively manufactured by Gnosis through a fermentation process of Bacillus subtilis spp natto