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

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

Canada Latest Updates to the List of Permitted Food Additives

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Jul 1, 2019

On June 28, 2019, the Federal Health Department of Canada has published the "NOM/ADM-0133 Health Canada's Notice of Modification to the Lists of Permitted Food Additives"

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Topics: Food Additives, Canada

China To Introduce New Varieties of Food Additives

Posted by Annie He on Jun 25, 2019

On June 24, 2019, the China National Safety for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) has published a new list of additives to be consulted and available for comments (“Call for public comment on 5 new varieties of food additives, such as Arab furan glycoside enzyme”).

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Topics: China, Food Additives

European Union (EU) Amends Food Additives Regulation No 1333/2008 on Stabilizers and Use of Ferrous Lactate

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jun 18, 2019

From June 18, 2019, the European Union (EU) will apply the amendment to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 as published in “Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/891 of 28 May 2019 amending Annexes I and II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the functional class of ‘stabilisers’ and the use of ferrous lactate (E 585) on the mushroom Albatrellus ovinus as a food ingredient in Swedish liver pâtés.“

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Topics: Food Additives, European Union

Canada Extends the Use of Steviol Glycosides from S. Cerevisiae CD15380 and CD15407 as Permitted Sweeteners

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on May 24, 2019

On May 15, 2019, the Canadese Federal Health Department released the Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Enable the Use of Steviol Glycosides from Saccharomyces cerevisiae CD15380 and CD15407 in a Variety of Foods.“

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Topics: Food Additives, Canada

Canada Updates the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Expand the Use of Steviol Glycosides

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Apr 8, 2019

On April 3, 2019, the Canadese Federal Health Department released the “Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Enable the Use of Steviol Glycosides from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni in Canned Fruit Products - Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0131.“

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Topics: Food Additives, Canada

Mexico Integrates the List of Food Additives and Adjuvants with New Limits on Enzymes

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Apr 4, 2019

On April 1, 2019, the Mexican Secretarìa De Salud published the new “Amendment of Agreement that determines additives and adjuvants in food, beverages and food supplements, their use and health standards: Annex VI – Enzymes.“

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Topics: Food Additives, Mexico

Japanese Government Publishes New Specifications And Standards For Foods

Posted by Annie He on Jan 12, 2019

On January 11, 2019, the Ministry on Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) published the “Partial Amendment of Specifications And Standards for Foods, Food additives, etc.“ (MHLW Ordinance No. 7 of 2019), with impact on non-alcoholic beverage industries.

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Topics: Food Additives

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