The European Union (EU) Latest Amendments on Use of Sorbic Acid and Soybean Hemicellulose as Food Additives

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On February 28, 2020, the European Union has published the following two amendments:

  • "Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/279 of 27 February 2020 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of soybean hemicellulose (E 426)"
  • "Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/268 of 26 February 2020 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of sorbic acid (E 200) in liquid colour preparations for the decorative colouring of egg shells (Text with EEA relevance)"

The Regulations will respectively come into force on March 19 and 18, 2020.

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