SOMERVILLE, N.J. — Colloides Naturels International has received additional regulatory approvals in Canada for its Fibregum product line of dietary fiber based on acacia gum. Health Canada has approved the classification of Fibregum as “traditional dietary fiber” and not a “novel fiber.” Health Canada said it has no objection to the sale of Fibregum as dietary fiber for labeling purposes in Canada.

Health Canada has said it had no objection to the use of Fibregum as a dietary fiber source in confectionery items, grain-based bars, extruded products, bakery products, beverages, dairy products and meal substitutes.