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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Topics: Food Safety, Regulatory Compliance, Blogs

European Union (EU) Latest Food Recalls - June 2020

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on Jun 25, 2020

On June 24, 2020, the European Union (EU) notified via the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) that multiple food commodities were subject to recall.

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Topics: Food Safety, European Union

Singapore Introduces Maximum Residue Limits for Not Allowed Food Pesticides and Veterinary Drugs

Posted by Ashwanandhini Govindarajan on Apr 21, 2020

On April 20, 2020, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has published the circular "Maximum Residue Limits Established For Pesticides And Veterinary Drugs Previously Not Allowed In Food".

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Topics: Food Safety, Singapore

European Union (EU) Issues New Food Recalls - April 2020

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on Apr 17, 2020

On April 16, 2020, the European Union (EU) has released notification of new food recalls via the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).

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Topics: Food Safety, European Union

FDA Issues a Temporary Guidance for Industry on Nutrition Labelling of Certain Packaged Food during COVID-19

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Mar 27, 2020

On March 26, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of United States has published the "Temporary Policy Regarding Nutrition Labeling of Certain Packaged Food During the COVID19 Public Health Emergency".

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Topics: United States, Food Safety

EFSA Declares COVID-19 Spreading is Unrelated to Food Consumption

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on Mar 23, 2020

As of March 23, 2020, the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has spread to more than 150 countries, leading the World Health Organization to declare it as a global pandemic.

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Topics: Food Safety, European Union

Singapore to Adopt Maximum Limits for Marine Biotoxins, Inorganic Arsenic, and Methanol in Food

Posted by Ashwanandhini Govindarajan on Mar 19, 2020

On March 17, 2020, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has published a circular on maximum limits for multiple contaminants as marine biotoxins, inorganic arsenic and methanol in food commodities.

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Topics: Food Safety, Singapore

European Union (EU) Latest Food Recalls - March 2020

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on Mar 11, 2020

On March 06 and 10, 2020, the European Union (EU) has published multiple recalls on the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).

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Topics: Food Safety, European Union

Japan Amends Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives etc. – February 2020

Posted by Irene Piao on Feb 26, 2020

On February 25, 2020, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare - MHLW (厚生労働省) of Japan has published new amendments regarding multiple substances to be regulated on food commodities:

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Topics: Food Safety, Japan

Korea Issues New Enforcement Rules on Food Safety

Posted by Irene Piao on Nov 20, 2019

On November 18 and 20, 2019, the National Law Information Center of Korea has published two enforcement rules of food safety policy matters:

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Topics: Food Safety, Korea

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