Chile Proposes Draft Rules on Labelling of Food Supplements

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Aug 20, 2019

On August 16, 2019, the Health Ministry of Chile has released new draft guidelines regarding the labelling of food supplements:

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Topics: Chile, Food Labeling

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: Food Additives, Health Canada

Taiwan Releases New Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods

Posted by Irene Piao on Aug 8, 2019

On August 2, the Food and Drug Administration of Taiwan has published a new amendment to the Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods”, by updating the version from June 2019.

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Topics: Taiwan, Pesticides

The U.S. FDA Introduces a New Color Additive for Ground Beef Analogue Products

Posted by Martina Abodi on Aug 5, 2019

On August 1, 2019, the United States of America (USA) have published an amendment to the color additive regulations in the Federal Register.

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Topics: Food Additives, United States

Codex Alimentarius To Revise the General Standard for Food Additives - 2019

Posted by Nevena Vujosevic on Aug 2, 2019

On July 31, 2019, the Codex Alimentarius has implemented the new General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) by updating GSFA 192-1995.

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Topics: Food Additives, Codex Alimentarius

European Union Latest Food Alerts and Recalls

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jul 25, 2019

On July 23 and 24, 2019, the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) of the European Union (EU) has notified new food recalls affecting multiple food categories.

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Topics: European Union, Food Contaminants

United States To Update Veterinary Drugs Tolerance Levels

Posted by Martina Abodi on Jul 18, 2019

On July 11, 2019, a new final rule was issued in the Federal Register to revise and clarify the relevant regulation on the approved animal drugs:"New Animal Drugs; Updating Tolerances for Residues of New Animal Drugs in Food.“  

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Topics: United States, Veterinary Drugs

Korea Partially Amends the Labeling Standard for Genetically Modified Food

Posted by Irene Piao on Jul 17, 2019

On June 11, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) has issued the “Labeling Standard for Genetically Modified Food” and amended the last version published on August 27, 2018 (No. 2018-65).

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Topics: South Korea, Food Labeling

European Union (EU) Recalls New Food Commodities, July 2019

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jul 11, 2019

On July 8, 2019, new notifications of food recalls have been published on the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) of the European Union (EU).

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Topics: European Union, Food Contaminants

United States Adopts New Limits on Food Pesticides

Posted by Martina Abodi on Jul 4, 2019

On June 28 and July 1, 2019, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced new limitations on the following food pesticides:

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Topics: United States, Pesticides

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