All Posts:

1. EU Safety Assessment on “DHA Rich Oil” as Novel Food in Infant Formulae and Follow-On-Formulae
2. EFSA Assessment on Impact of Styrene for its Use in Plastic Food Contact Materials
3. EU Updates on The Risk Assessment of Hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDDs) in Food
4. China Publishes Various National Food Safety Standards and Amendments
5. EU Reviews the Existing Maximum Residue Levels for Pesticide Pyroxsulam
6. New Zealand Issues Food Notice on Maximum Residual Limits for Agricultural Compounds
7. Taiwan to Restrict Use of Aloe Vera as Ingredient in Food
8. New EU Safety Assessment on the Application of Smoke Flavourings on Primary Products
9. UK to Introduce a New Rule on Allergen Labelling Requirements for Prepacked Foods
10. GCC Releases Draft Standards on Additives Permitted for Use in Food Stuffs
11. EU Commission Authorizes the Use of a Genetically Modified Soybean
12. U.S. FDA Proposes New Requirements of Additional Traceability Records for Foods
13. Canada Latest Modifications to the List of Permitted Food Additives
14. European Union Introduces PFAS Limits in Food to Protect Human Health
15. European Union (EU) Recalls Affecting Food Products – September 2020
16. China Proposes to Amend the General Rules of Nutrition Labeling of Prepackaged Foods
17. Korea Updates Regulation on Food Advertising and Labeling Act
18. India Issues Regulation on Food Safety and Standards for Contaminants, Toxins and Residues
19. FDA Issues New Rules on Gluten-Free Labeling of Foods
20. Singapore Adds Maximum Residue Limits for Mercury, Bromate and Mycotoxins in food
21. European Union (EFSA) latest publications from EFSA on Food Additives - August 2020
22. Canada Introduces the List of Anticaking Agents
23. Brazil Proposes to Expand the Monograph List of Active Ingredients for Pesticides
24. European Union (EU) Food Recalls of July 2020
25. Canada to Propose New Maximum Residue Limits
26. Chile Proposal to Amend Milk and Dairy Products of the Food Health Regulations
27. Japan Partially Amends Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food additives - July 2020
28. Taiwan To Modify Testing Methods in Food
29. Indonesia to Amend Regulation on Flavouring Additives
30. European Union (EU) Latest Food Recalls - June 2020
31. Ireland To Publish a Guidance Document on Labelling of Gin and Gin Products
32. GCC Issues New Drafts of Standard on Essential Nutrients in Food
33. Latest Mexican Amendment on Food Labelling: Comparison with Old Regulation
34. Singapore To Amend the Food Regulations
35. Japan Partially Amends Compositional Standards for Milk and Milk Products
36. Korea Issues New Standard for Food Utensils, Containers and Packages
37. GCC Latest Drafts of Standard on Vitamins and Minerals and Dairy Products
38. US Issues New Maximum Residue Limits for Multiple Pesticides
39. EDA considerations on Rules of Origin to be Applied in the EU-UK Dairy Framework
40. European Union (EU) Issues New Regulations on Multiple Food Industry Matters – May 2020
41. EFSA Issues Scientific Opinion to Re-evaluate Dimethyl Polysiloxane (E 900) as a Food Additive
42. Japan Partially Amends Maximum Residue Limits of Food Contaminants
43. Singapore Introduces Maximum Residue Limits for Not Allowed Food Pesticides and Veterinary Drugs
44. European Union (EU) Issues New Food Recalls - April 2020
45. China Issues New National Drafts Standards for the Dairy Industry
46. Codex Alimentarius Issues New Food Standards – April 2020
47. Korea Updates Rules on Advertising and Labelling of Food
48. The U.S. Amends Labelling Regulations for Wine, Distilled Spirits, and Malt Beverages
49. Mexico Amends General Labelling Specifications for Prepackaged Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages
50. Canada Includes Use of Aspergillus fijiensis Invertase in the List of Permitted Food Enzymes
51. FDA Issues a Temporary Guidance for Industry on Nutrition Labelling of Certain Packaged Food during COVID-19
52. South Africa Regulates Grading, Packing and Marking of Eggs Intended for Sale
53. Codex Latest Amendments to Food Standards – March 2020
54. EFSA Declares COVID-19 Spreading is Unrelated to Food Consumption
55. Singapore to Adopt Maximum Limits for Marine Biotoxins, Inorganic Arsenic, and Methanol in Food
56. Russian Federation to Publish New Food Product Standards
57. European Union (EU) Latest Food Recalls - March 2020
58. Japan Issues Cabinet Office Ordinance on Food Labelling
59. GCC Proposes New Standards on Multiple Dairy Food Products
60. The European Union (EU) Latest Amendments on Use of Sorbic Acid and Soybean Hemicellulose as Food Additives
61. The European Union (EU) Establishes New Protected Geographical Indications for ‘Queso Castellano’ (PGI)
62. Japan Amends Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives etc. – February 2020
63. Taiwan Amends Testing Methods for Food Additive Specification
64. European Union (EU) Latest Amendments Relevant for Animal Health
65. The US to Establish New Tolerances for Selected Pesticides
66. Codex Alimentarius Publishes Updates to Food Product Standards
67. European Union (EU) Provides Guidance for the Member States Reporting on Zoonoses and Zoonotic Agents
68. Mexico Dairy Standards to Enter into Force - February 2020
69. Turkey Announces to Regulate the Classification of Raw Cow Milk
70. European Union (EU) Food Recalls of January 2020
71. GCC Proposes New Requirements for Food Sweeteners
72. Singapore Updates the Guide to Food Labelling and Advertisements
73. Canada Proposes to Approve Spirulina Extract as a Food Colour
74. Germany Introduces the QM Milk Standard 2020
75. U.S. Guides on “Negative claims” on Absence Of Bioengineered Or Genetically-Modified Meat, Poultry And Egg Products
76. FDA Reopens Comment Period on Use of Ultrafiltered Milk in Cheese and Cheese Products
77. European Union (EU) Issues New Food Recalls – December 2019
78. Saudi Arabia Proposes General Requirements for Novel Foods
79. Japan Proposes New Maximum Residue Levels for Food Commodities – December 2019
80. FSANZ Publishes Variation to Food Standards Code
81. Korea Updates Imported Food Safety Management Act
82. China Proposes to Expand Allowed Food Contact Materials List
83. India Releases Action Plan for Safe and Quality Milk and Milk Products
84. Canada Introduces Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides
85. Korea Issues New Enforcement Rules on Food Safety
86. Singapore Publishes the Updated Regulation of Imports and Exports Act
87. China Releases the Health Food Naming Guide - 2019 Edition
88. European Union (EU) Food Recalls on Multiple on Food Products – November 2019
89. Japan Partially Amends Specifications and Standards for Food, Food Additives etc.
90. Codex Amends Standard for Processed Cereal-Based Foods for Infants and Young Children
91. Korea To Issue New Rules on Food Labelling – October 2019
92. The U.S. FDA Allows Extension of Enforcement Discretion Period for Nutrition Facts Label Requirements
93. European Union (EU) New Food Alerts Affecting Food Commodities – October 2019
94. Korea Partially Amends Pesticides MRLs in Agricultural Products on Production Stage
95. China Issues Rapid Detection Methods of Multiple Reference Substances
96. Japanese Latest News on Food Safety
97. United States Adopts New Pesticides Tolerances – October 2019
98. Codex Latest Food Standards on Multiple Products – October 2019
99. Switzerland Maintains Restrictions to Forage for Dairy Animals
100. FSANZ Issues the Imported Food Control Order 2019
101. Brazil Asks for Comments on Nutritional Labelling in Packaged Foods
102. The U.S. FDA Evaluates to Modernize Food Standards of Identity
103. European Union (EU) Recalls Affecting Food Products – September 2019
104. Vietnam To Issue the New Food Additive Regulation
105. India To Set Trans Fat Rule
106. New Zealand issued a new Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds
107. Taiwan Publishes a New Regulation on Veterinary Drugs Residues in Food
108. Korea Publishes a Partial Amendment of the Food Additives Code
109. Codex Alimentarius Releases Dairy Standards
110. European Union (EU) Issues New Food Recalls, August 2019
111. Peru Enhances Sanitary Requirements for Import of Milk and Milk Products from Uruguay
112. Chile Proposes Draft Rules on Labelling of Food Supplements
113. Canada Updates the List of Permitted Sequestering Agents To Use in Infant Formula Products
114. Taiwan Releases New Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods
115. The U.S. FDA Introduces a New Color Additive for Ground Beef Analogue Products
116. Codex Alimentarius To Revise the General Standard for Food Additives - 2019
117. European Union Latest Food Alerts and Recalls
118. United States To Update Veterinary Drugs Tolerance Levels
119. Korea Partially Amends the Labeling Standard for Genetically Modified Food
120. European Union (EU) Recalls New Food Commodities, July 2019
121. United States Adopts New Limits on Food Pesticides
122. Japan Publishes New Food Labelling Updates – July 2019
123. India Publishes New Food Labelling Rules regarding Advertising, Claims and Packaging
124. Canada Latest Updates to the List of Permitted Food Additives
125. European Union (EU) Food Recalls Affecting Multiple Food Categories - End June 2019
126. China To Introduce New Varieties of Food Additives
127. GCC Releases the Draft Standard on Flavored Drinks
128. United States FDA Releases Labelling Guidance for Declaration of Added Sugars for Honey, Maple Syrup, Etc.
129. European Union (EU) Amends Food Additives Regulation No 1333/2008 on Stabilizers and Use of Ferrous Lactate
130. European Union (EU) New Alerts on Food Commodities
131. European Union (EU) Recalls Affecting Food Products – June 2019
132. Japan Implements New Rules to Handle Meat Exported to Singapore
133. Saudi Arabia Implements New Procedures to Facilitate the Import of Food Products
134. Japan Amends the Specifications and Standards for Foods – June 2019
135. Taiwan Intends to Modify Inspection Methods for Heavy Metals and Vet. Drugs
136. United States EPA Latest Updates on Food Pesticides – June 2019
137. Mexico Adopts New Maximum Residue Limits of Pesticides – May 2019
138. Canada Extends the Use of Steviol Glycosides from S. Cerevisiae CD15380 and CD15407 as Permitted Sweeteners
139. European Union (EU) Latest Recalls of May 2019
140. India Implements Food Safety and Standards on Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary and Medical Purposes and Novel Foods
141. South Africa Repeals Regulations under Food, Drugs and Disinfectants Act, 1929 on Multiple Food Products
142. United States EPA Establishes New Pesticide Tolerance Levels
143. European Union (EU) Proposal to Cooperation and Customs Union Provisions on Organic Products Trades with the Republic of San Marino
144. India Proposes Amendments to Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2019
145. Viet Nam Amends Labeling Rules on Food Commodities
146. GCC Publishes new Draft Standards on Dairy Food Products
147. United States FDA Publishes Draft Guidance on Recommendations to Voluntary Recalls
148. Korea Amends the Special Act On Imported Food Safety Management
149. European Union (EU) Latest Recalls Affecting Multiple Food Commodities
150. FDA Protects Consumers Against Unlawful Ingredients in Dietary Supplements
151. Korea Proposes New Rules on Food Labelling Standards
152. European Union (EU) Releases New Food Alerts and Recalls in April 2019
153. Morocco Amends Rules for Dairy Manufacturers on Production and Marketing of Milk and Dairy Products
154. Canada Updates the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Expand the Use of Steviol Glycosides
155. Mexico Integrates the List of Food Additives and Adjuvants with New Limits on Enzymes
156. Saudi Arabia Recommends New Specifications on Edible Ices
157. GCC Publishes a Draft Standard on Pesticide Residues Changes
158. South Africa Regulates the Protection of Geographical Indications on Agricultural Products Sold at National Level
159. Thailand Draft on Food Labeling Requirements to the Term “Premium”
160. US New Rules on Pesticide Tolerances
161. European Union (EU) March 2019 Recalls on Food Commodities
162. US Dairy Pride Act Protects Consumers Against Misleading Labels on Non-Dairy Products
163. Korea Notifies Updates in Food Standards and Specifications (No. 2019-16)
164. Japan Formulates Surveillance and Food Safety Annual Plan
165. Korea Amends Safety Certification Criteria and Risk Assessment Procedures
166. Chile Amends Milk Definition in Food Health Regulation, Decree 977
167. Japanese Latest Amendments to Pesticides Reference Values
168. United States Recent Food Recalls
169. Saudi Arabia Proposes New Labeling Rules on Bottled Drinking Water and Bottled Natural Mineral Water
170. Korea Partially Amends Health Functional Food Code under No.2019-10
171. Turkey Amends Regulation on Pharmacologically Active Substances
172. US Latest Updates on Pesticides
173. Canada Adopts New Limits For Pesticides on Food Commodities
174. USDA Proposes to Amend the National List for Crops and Handling
175. Mexico Amends Annexes to Food Additives Regulation
176. Japan Partially Amends Pesticides Reference Values
177. Saudi Government Publishes a New Draft Standard on Contaminants and Toxins
178. Singapore Amends Food Regulations
179. Mexico Releases New Official Dairy Standards
180. EU Amends Regulation No 10/2011 on Food Contact Plastic Materials
181. Taiwan Amends Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods and Animal Products
182. New US Directive on Label Verification Upon Food Products Import
183. Turkey Proposes New Rules on Food Labeling and Information to Customers
184. Canadian Provisions on Safe Food Come Into Force
185. Taiwan Issues New Rules on Labeling of Health Food
186. Korea Amends the Health Functional Foods Act
187. Japanese Government Publishes New Specifications And Standards For Foods
188. European Union (EU) Latest Food Recalls
189. The European Commission Intends to Revise Limits of Pharmacologically Active Substances in Food of Animal Origin
190. United States FDA Updates Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
191. Health Canada’s PMRA Publishes New Limits for Ten Pesticides in the MRL Database
192. Mexican Amendment on Additives: Annatto extract (INS 160b ii) Allowed as Colorant
193. China Food Additive Regulation Amendment Published - Sept 2018
194. Taiwan Revises Regulation of Food Allergen Labeling
195. Health Canada’s PMRA Publishes New Limits for Four Pesticides in the MRL Database
196. India Issues Order Regarding Endorsement for +F Logo Within Food Licensing & Registration System
197. Singapore Introduces a New Food Agency
198. Korea Releases New Standard For “Elderly-Friendly Food”
199. Chile Releases New Amendments for the Food Health Regulation
200. EU Amends Pesticide Regulation 396/2005