China Proposes to Amend the General Rules of Nutrition Labeling of Prepackaged Foods

Posted by Siyu Zeng on Sep 2, 2020

On August 31, 2020, the National Health Commision of the People's Republic of China has published the draft document "GB 28050 National Food Safety Standard General Rules of Nutrition Labeling of Prepackaged Foods", available now for comments.

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Korea Updates Regulation on Food Advertising and Labeling Act

Posted by Irene Piao on Aug 27, 2020

On August 25, 2020, the National Law Information Center of Korea has published the new "Enforcement Rule  on Food Advertising and Labeling Act (No.30973)"

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India Issues Regulation on Food Safety and Standards for Contaminants, Toxins and Residues

Posted by Ashwanandhini Govindarajan on Aug 21, 2020

On August 19, 2020, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India notified the publication of the "First Amendment Regulation related to limit of Metal Contaminant, Aflatoxin and Mycotoxin."

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FDA Issues New Rules on Gluten-Free Labeling of Foods

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Aug 17, 2020

On August 13, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States published a final rule, titled "Gluten-Free Labeling of Fermented or Hydrolyzed Foods" to establish compliance requirements for "gluten-free" labeling of fermented or hydrolyzed foods or that contain fermented or hydrolyzed ingredients.

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Singapore Adds Maximum Residue Limits for Mercury, Bromate and Mycotoxins in food

Posted by Ashwanandhini Govindarajan on Aug 14, 2020

On August 11, 2020, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has published the circular "Maximum residue limits established for mercury, bromate and mycotoxins in food".

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European Union (EFSA) latest publications from EFSA on Food Additives - August 2020

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on Aug 13, 2020

On August 10 and 11, 2020, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has isssued two publications related to the use of food additives:

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Canada Introduces the List of Anticaking Agents

Posted by Sandhya Sashikumar on Aug 11, 2020

On August 07, 2020, Canada has published the "List of Permitted Anticaking Agents", included in the "List of Permitted Food Additives".

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Topics: Regulatory Compliance, Blogs, Food Additive

Brazil Proposes to Expand the Monograph List of Active Ingredients for Pesticides

Posted by Jovana Drobnjak on Jul 29, 2020

On July 27, 2020, the World Trade Organization (WTO) notified that the Brazilian Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (Anvisa) has published regular notification draft resolutions that refer to the Monograph List of Active Ingredients for Pesticides.

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European Union (EU) Food Recalls of July 2020

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on Jul 24, 2020

On July 20, 2020, the European Union (EU) has recalled multiple food products, as notified in the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).

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Canada to Propose New Maximum Residue Limits

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Jul 22, 2020

On July 20, 2020, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada, proposed new maximum residue limits (MRLs) that apply to crop groups.

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Topics: Contaminants & Pesticides, Regulatory Compliance, Blogs

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