Annie He

Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Specialist

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Japan Formulates Surveillance and Food Safety Annual Plan

Posted by Annie He on Mar 12, 2019

On March 11, 2019, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan released the "Annual Plan for Surveillance and Monitoring of Hazardous Chemicals and Harmful Microorganisms concerning Food Safety in FY2019."

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Topics: Food Safety, Japan

Japanese Latest Amendments to Pesticides Reference Values

Posted by Annie He on Mar 5, 2019

On February 28, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) published the Ordinance No. 46 of 2019 in order to amend “Specifications and Standards of Food and Food Additives.”

The amendment introduces new residual reference values for the following pesticides, applied on various food commodities:

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Topics: Japan, Pesticides

Japan Partially Amends Pesticides Reference Values

Posted by Annie He on Feb 11, 2019

On February 7, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) partially amended the “Specifications and Standards of Food and Food Additives, no. 370.”

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Topics: Japan, Pesticides

Taiwan Amends Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods and Animal Products

Posted by Annie He on Jan 29, 2019

On January 28, 2019, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) modified and amended the “Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods“ and “Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Animal Products.“, published on September 12, 2018 and June 27, 2018 respectively.

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Topics: Taiwan, Pesticides

Taiwan Issues New Rules on Labeling of Health Food

Posted by Annie He on Jan 18, 2019

On January 17, 2019, the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan announced to immediately adopt new regulations governing the labeling of health food by publishing the issue “Wei Wei Food No. 1071038820“.

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Topics: Labeling

Japanese Government Publishes New Specifications And Standards For Foods

Posted by Annie He on Jan 12, 2019

On January 11, 2019, the Ministry on Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) published the “Partial Amendment of Specifications And Standards for Foods, Food additives, etc.“ (MHLW Ordinance No. 7 of 2019), with impact on non-alcoholic beverage industries.

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Topics: Food Additives

Taiwan Revises Regulation of Food Allergen Labeling

Posted by Annie He on Aug 23, 2018

On Aug 21, 2018, Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) issued an announcement on promulgation of revised “Regulation of Food Allergen Labeling,” which will take effect on July 1, 2020. Compared to the previous version of “Regulation of Food Allergen Labeling,” the allergens have increased from 6 allergens to 11 allergens.

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Topics: Taiwan, labels, allergen

Taiwan: Harmonized Sanitation Standard For Contaminants And Toxins In Food

Posted by Annie He on May 9, 2018

 

On May 8, 2018, Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) issued an announcement on promulgation of   “Sanitation Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food," which will take effect on January 1, 2019.

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Topics: Taiwan, TFDA, Contaminants, Toxins

Taiwan Amended Regulations on Nutrition Labeling for Prepackaged Food Products

Posted by Annie He on Apr 2, 2018

 

On March 31, 2018, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) released the Amendment on “Regulations on Nutrition Labeling for Prepackaged Food Products". The amendment took effect immediately.

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Topics: Taiwan, Nutrition Facts Label

Taiwan: Use Restrictions and Labeling Requirements for Senna

Posted by Annie He on Feb 5, 2018

On Jan. 9, 2018, Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) Released the regulation governing “Use Restrictions and Labeling Requirements of Senna."  This new regulation shall come into effect on July 1, 2018.

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Topics: Taiwan, TFDA, Food Ingredient, Senna, labeling requirements

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