United States To Update Veterinary Drugs Tolerance Levels

Posted by Martina Abodi on Jul 18, 2019

On July 11, 2019, a new final rule was issued in the Federal Register to revise and clarify the relevant regulation on the approved animal drugs:"New Animal Drugs; Updating Tolerances for Residues of New Animal Drugs in Food.“  

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Topics: United States, Veterinary Drugs

Korea Partially Amends the Labeling Standard for Genetically Modified Food

Posted by Irene Piao on Jul 17, 2019

On June 11, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) has issued the “Labeling Standard for Genetically Modified Food” and amended the last version published on August 27, 2018 (No. 2018-65).

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Topics: South Korea, Food Labeling

European Union (EU) Recalls New Food Commodities, July 2019

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jul 11, 2019

On July 8, 2019, new notifications of food recalls have been published on the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) of the European Union (EU).

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Topics: European Union, Food Contaminants

United States Adopts New Limits on Food Pesticides

Posted by Martina Abodi on Jul 4, 2019

On June 28 and July 1, 2019, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced new limitations on the following food pesticides:

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Topics: United States, Pesticides

Japan Publishes New Food Labelling Updates – July 2019

Posted by Irene Piao on Jul 3, 2019

On July 1, 2019, the Consumers Affairs Agency (CAA)(消費者庁) of Japan has published new legislative documents regarding food labelling:

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Topics: Japan, Food Labeling

India Publishes New Food Labelling Rules regarding Advertising, Claims and Packaging

Posted by Kanimozhi Kajamohideen on Jul 2, 2019

On June 28, 2019, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has issued two new entires on food labelling:

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Topics: India, Labelling

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

European Union (EU) Food Recalls Affecting Multiple Food Categories - End June 2019

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jun 27, 2019

On June 25, 2019, the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) of the European Union (EU) has issued new notifications of food recalls:

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Topics: European Union, Food Contaminants

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

GCC Releases the Draft Standard on Flavored Drinks

Posted by Besma Ettoumi on Jun 20, 2019

On June 18, 2019, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has issued the draft standard on “Flavored drink”.

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Topics: Product Standards, GCC

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