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November 19, 2018
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On November 12, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India amended its food additive regulations (English language version of the amendment follows the Hindi language version). The amendment is effective from November 12, 2018.

The Food Additive Database has been updated to reflect all relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 19, 2018
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On November 19, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Hungary.

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Hungary.

November 16, 2018
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On November 15, the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency opened a public consultation on miscellaneous amendments to Northern Ireland food regulations, which include some relevant to food additives. The consultation ends December 13, 2018. 
   

The European Union’s food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 16, 2018
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On November 15, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex I of its food additive regulation (in Spanish). The amendment enters into effect on May 15, 2020. 

The Food Additive Database, which includes Mexico's food additive regulations in English, will be updated to reflect these changes upon the effective date. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 14, 2018
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On November 14, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion regarding the safety evaluation of the following enzymes:

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. Enzymes typically do not fall within the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 13, 2018
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On November 13, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published approval reports for the following food additive proposals:

FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of the approvals.

Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 13, 2018
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On November 13, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced calls for submissions regarding the following applications: 
Comments are due by December 18, 2018. 

Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 12, 2018
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On November 8, the Thai Ministry of Health published an amendment (in Thai) to its food additive regulations. 

 
The Food Additive Database, which includes Thailand's food additive regulation in English, has been updated to reflect all relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 12, 2018
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On November 13, the U.S. FDA announced that it has received a food additive petition regarding the use of an aqueous extract of butterfly pea flower (Clitoria ternatea).

The United States food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 9, 2018
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On November 8, Health Canada published NOM-ADM-0125, and amendment to its List of Permitted Enzymes

 
The Food Additive Database, which includes Canada's food additive regulations, has been updated to reflect all relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information. 

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