Risk assessment of the occurrence of alkaloids in lupin seeds - BfR Opinion No 003/2017, 27 March 2017

  • Published 2017


The levels of quinolizidine alkaloids in lupin seeds vary depending on the botanical and geographical origin of the lupin variety from which theyderive. “Bitter lupins” produce seeds which have a bitter taste due to the higher levels of quinolizidine alkaloids they contain. Bitter lupin seeds are not suitable for human consumption without appropriate pre… (More)


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