Korea Issues New Standard for Food Utensils, Containers and Packages

Posted by Irene Piao on May 29, 2020

On May 29, 2020 the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea released the "Standards and Specifications for Food Utensils, Containers and Packages (No. 2020-43)"

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Topics: regulatory compliance, standards, Blog

GCC Latest Drafts of Standard on Vitamins and Minerals and Dairy Products

Posted by Besma Ettoumi on May 26, 2020

On May 22, 2020, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has published new draft standards on the Gulf Standard Organization (GSO) website:

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Topics: Dairy, regulatory compliance, additives, Blog

US Issues New Maximum Residue Limits for Multiple Pesticides

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on May 21, 2020

On May 15 and 18, 2020, the US Federal Register has published new multiple residue limits for the following pesticides:

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Topics: regulatory compliance, Contaminants, Blog

EDA considerations on Rules of Origin to be Applied in the EU-UK Dairy Framework

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on May 13, 2020

On May 11, 2020, the European Dairy Association (EDA) has published a consensus paper on the 'rules of origin' to consider in view of Brexit.

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Topics: Dairy, regulatory compliance, Blog

European Union (EU) Issues New Regulations on Multiple Food Industry Matters – May 2020

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on May 8, 2020

On May 05, 2020, new regulations have been published on the Official Journal of the European Union regarding aid for private storage of meat products, protective measures against avian influenza of subtype H5N8 and placing of plant protection products to the market:

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Topics: Safety, European Union

EFSA Issues Scientific Opinion to Re-evaluate Dimethyl Polysiloxane (E 900) as a Food Additive

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on May 6, 2020

On May 06, 2020, the European Food Safety Authority has published a scientific opinion to re-evaluate the safety of dimethyl polysiloxane (E 900) as a food additive ("Re-evaluation of dimethyl polysiloxane (E 900) as a food additive“).

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Topics: European Union, Food Additive

Japan Partially Amends Maximum Residue Limits of Food Contaminants

Posted by Irene Piao on Apr 24, 2020

On April 23, 2020, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)(厚生労働省)  of Japan has publieshed the "Partial Amendment of Specifications And Standards for Foods, Food additives, etc. (MHLW Notification No. 194 of 2020)" and "(MHLW Notification No. 0423 No. 1 of 2020"

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Topics: Japan, Contaminants

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

China Issues New National Drafts Standards for the Dairy Industry

Posted by Siyu Zeng on Apr 13, 2020

On April 08, 2020, the National Health Commision of the People's Republic of China has published two new draft documents that are relevant for the dairy industry.

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Topics: China, Dairy

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