Baviya Priyadharshini

Selerant Regulatory Specialist

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Canada Proposes to Approve Spirulina Extract as a Food Colour

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Jan 13, 2020

On January 09, 2020, the Health Canada’s Food Directorate has proposed to amend the List of Permitted Colouring Agents in order to enable the use of Spirulina extract as a food colouring agent.

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Topics: Canada, Food Additive

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

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: 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

Canada Updates the List of Permitted Sequestering Agents To Use in Infant Formula Products

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Aug 8, 2019

On August 7, 2019, the Canadese Federal Health Department has updated the List of Permitted Sequestering Agents with immediate effect.

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Topics: Health Canada

Canada Latest Updates to the List of Permitted Food Additives

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Jul 1, 2019

On June 28, 2019, the Federal Health Department of Canada has published the "NOM/ADM-0133 Health Canada's Notice of Modification to the Lists of Permitted Food Additives"

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Topics: Canada

Canada Extends the Use of Steviol Glycosides from S. Cerevisiae CD15380 and CD15407 as Permitted Sweeteners

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on May 24, 2019

On May 15, 2019, the Canadese Federal Health Department released the Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Enable the Use of Steviol Glycosides from Saccharomyces cerevisiae CD15380 and CD15407 in a Variety of Foods.“

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Topics: Canada

Canada Updates the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Expand the Use of Steviol Glycosides

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Apr 8, 2019

On April 3, 2019, the Canadese Federal Health Department released the “Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Enable the Use of Steviol Glycosides from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni in Canned Fruit Products - Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0131.“

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Topics: Canada

Canada Adopts New Limits For Pesticides on Food Commodities

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Feb 19, 2019

On February 12, 2019, Health Canada updated the MRL Database with new residue limits on various pesticides.

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Topics: Canada, Pesticides, MRLs

Singapore Amends Food Regulations

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Feb 4, 2019

On January 30, 2019, the Minister for National Development of Singapore published the “Food (Amendment) Regulations 2019.“

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Topics: Singapore, MRLs, additives

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