Japan Partially Amends Pesticides Reference Values

Posted by Annie He on Feb 11, 2019

On February 7, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) partially amended the “Specifications and Standards of Food and Food Additives, no. 370.”

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Topics: Pesticides, Japan

EU – Japan Free Trade Agreement

Posted by Aleksa Soldatic on Dec 11, 2017

The EU has finalized negotiations for a trade agreement with Japan. EU firms already export over €58bn in goods and €28bn in services to Japan every year. But European firms face trade barriers when exporting to Japan which make it hard for them to compete.

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Topics: Free trade, Japan, EU

Japan Approves New Food Additives for Meat

Posted by Hiroshi Morita on Dec 12, 2016

Peracetic acid is newly approved as a food additive together with octanoic acid, 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid, and hydrobromous acid. They are used as meat sterilizers.

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Topics: Food Additives, Japan

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