FSANZ Publishes Variation to Food Standards Code

Posted by Irene Piao on Dec 6, 2019

On December 05, 2019, a new variation to the Food Standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code was published on the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 129.

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Topics: FSANZ, additives

Korea Updates Imported Food Safety Management Act

Posted by Irene Piao on Dec 4, 2019

On December 03, 2019, the “Special Act On Imported Food Safety Management” has been released from the National Law Information Center of Korea.

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Topics: Korea, Trade

China Proposes to Expand Allowed Food Contact Materials List

Posted by Irene Piao on Dec 3, 2019

On December 02, 2019, the China National Center For Food Safety Risk Assessment has notified the publication of a new draft document regarding the expansion of use of food contact materials.

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Topics: China, Food Contact

India Releases Action Plan for Safe and Quality Milk and Milk Products

Posted by Ashwanandhini Govindarajan on Nov 28, 2019

On November 26, 2019, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has published the “Action Plan for Safe and Quality milk and milk products”, on the occasion of the National Milk Day.

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Canada Introduces Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Nov 21, 2019

In November, 2019, the Federal Health Department of Canada has published new limits on the following pesticides:

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Topics: Canada, Pesticides

Korea Issues New Enforcement Rules on Food Safety

Posted by Irene Piao on Nov 20, 2019

On November 18 and 20, 2019, the National Law Information Center of Korea has published two enforcement rules of food safety policy matters:

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Topics: Food Safety, Korea

Singapore Publishes the Updated Regulation of Imports and Exports Act

Posted by Ashwanandhini Govindarajan on Nov 14, 2019

On November 14, 2019, Singapore has published the “Regulation of Imports and Exports Act (Chapter 272A)“ by repealing the version from October 2018.

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Topics: Singapore, Trade

China Releases the Health Food Naming Guide - 2019 Edition

Posted by Irene Piao on Nov 12, 2019

On November 10, 2019, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) of China has announced the release of “The Health Food Naming Guide“ (2019 Edition).

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Topics: China, Labelling

European Union (EU) Food Recalls on Multiple on Food Products – November 2019

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Nov 7, 2019

On November 04 and 06, 2019, the European Union (EU) has issued multiple notifications on recalled food products, as reported in the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).

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Topics: Food Safety, European Union

Japan Partially Amends Specifications and Standards for Food, Food Additives etc.

Posted by Irene Piao on Nov 4, 2019

On October 31, 2019, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)(厚生労働省) of Japan has released a new amendment on “Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives etc. (MHLW No. 1031 No. 1 Of 2019)“.

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Topics: Food Safety, Japan

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