Japanese Latest News on Food Safety

Posted by Irene Piao on Oct 11, 2019

On October 9 and 11, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)(厚生労働省) has issued the following publications on food hygiene and safety:

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Topics: Food Safety

United States Adopts New Pesticides Tolerances – October 2019

Posted by Marta Lant on Oct 10, 2019

On October 7, 2019, new final rules on pesticides tolerances have been published on the Federal Register of the United States of America.

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Topics: United States, Pesticides

Codex Latest Food Standards on Multiple Products – October 2019

Posted by Nevena Vujosevic on Oct 8, 2019

On October 03 and 05, the Codex Alimentarius has published new standards that apply to multiple food commodities. Among them:

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Topics: Product Standards, Codex Alimentarius

Switzerland Maintains Restrictions to Forage for Dairy Animals

Posted by Marta Lant on Oct 5, 2019

On October 1, 2019, the Swiss Département fédéral de l’intérieur (DFI) has issued a new version of the Order 916.351.021.1 “Setting in dairy products“, by repealing the Order from November 30, 2015.

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Topics: Dairy

FSANZ Issues the Imported Food Control Order 2019

Posted by Irene Piao on Sep 24, 2019

On September 20, 2019, the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has issued the “Imported Food Control Order 2019.”

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Topics: FSANZ, Trade

Brazil Asks for Comments on Nutritional Labelling in Packaged Foods

Posted by Jovana Drobnjak on Sep 20, 2019

On September 16, 2019, the National Agency of Health Surveillance of Brazil has published the “Public consultation No. 708 of 13/09/2019 – Proposal for normative instruction establishing the technical requirements for declaration of nutritional labelling in packaged foods.”

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Topics: Brazil, Food Labeling

The U.S. FDA Evaluates to Modernize Food Standards of Identity

Posted by Martina Abodi on Sep 17, 2019

On September 27, 2019, the Food ad Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States will hold a public meeting to discuss the modernization of food standards of identity, that some stakeholders now consider as out of date.

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Topics: Product Standards

European Union (EU) Recalls Affecting Food Products – September 2019

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Sep 17, 2019

On September 16, 2019, the European Union (EU) Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) has published new notifications of food recalls.

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Topics: Food Safety, Food Contaminants

Vietnam To Issue the New Food Additive Regulation

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Sep 10, 2019

On August 30, 2019, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam has published the “Circular No. 24/2019 / TT-BYT regulates the management and use of food additives.”

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Topics: Food Additives, Vietnam

India To Set Trans Fat Rule

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Sep 4, 2019

On August 30, 2019, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) made available for public consultation a draft proposal of amendment of the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on Sales) Regulations, 2011.

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Topics: India, trans fat

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