On May 22, 2020, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has published new draft standards on the Gulf Standard Organization (GSO) website:
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.
In February 2019, the Health Secretary updated two Annexes of the “Amendment of Agreement that determines additives and adjuvants in food, beverages and food supplements.“
On January 30, 2019, the Minister for National Development of Singapore published the “Food (Amendment) Regulations 2019.“
On July 2-6, 2018, the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) held a meeting in Rome, Italy, to discuss and adopt several points related to food safety and quality standards. Among topics discussed were additives, contaminants, pesticides, vet drugs and nutrition labeling.