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Japan Partially Amends Compositional Standards for Milk and Milk Products

Posted by Irene Piao on Jun 2, 2020

On June 01, 2020, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)(厚生労働省)  of Japan has issued the "Partial Amendment of Ministerial Ordinance on Milk and Milk products Concerning Compositional Standards, etc.(MHW Ordinance No. 112 of 2020)."

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Topics: Dairy, regulatory compliance, Blog

Korea Issues New Standard for Food Utensils, Containers and Packages

Posted by Irene Piao on May 29, 2020

On May 29, 2020 the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea released the "Standards and Specifications for Food Utensils, Containers and Packages (No. 2020-43)"

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Topics: regulatory compliance, standards, Blog

Japan Partially Amends Maximum Residue Limits of Food Contaminants

Posted by Irene Piao on Apr 24, 2020

On April 23, 2020, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)(厚生労働省)  of Japan has publieshed the "Partial Amendment of Specifications And Standards for Foods, Food additives, etc. (MHLW Notification No. 194 of 2020)" and "(MHLW Notification No. 0423 No. 1 of 2020"

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Topics: Japan, Contaminants

Japan Issues Cabinet Office Ordinance on Food Labelling

Posted by Irene Piao on Mar 5, 2020

On March 05, 2020, the Consumers Affairs Agency (CAA)(消費者庁) of Japan released has released a Cabinet Office Ordinance on labelling matters with an important effect on the safety of food intake.

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Topics: Labelling, Japan

Japan Amends Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives etc. – February 2020

Posted by Irene Piao on Feb 26, 2020

On February 25, 2020, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare - MHLW (厚生労働省) of Japan has published new amendments regarding multiple substances to be regulated on food commodities:

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Topics: Food Safety, Japan

Taiwan Amends Testing Methods for Food Additive Specification

Posted by Irene Piao on Feb 24, 2020

On February 19, 2020, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration has published new amendments to the "Method of Test for Food Additive Specifications".

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Topics: Taiwan, Food Additive

Japan Proposes New Maximum Residue Levels for Food Commodities – December 2019

Posted by Irene Piao on Dec 11, 2019

On December 06, 2019, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has published new proposed maximum residue limits (MRLs) to be adopted in Japan for multiple food commodities.

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Topics: Japan, Pesticides

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

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