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November 8, 2018
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On November 1, Norway’s Food and Veterinary Authority opened a consultation on the adoption of various recent EU amendments to their food additive regulations. Comments are due by December 12, 2018. 

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

November 6, 2018
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On November 6, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced an administrative assessment report for enzymatic production of rebaudioside D. 

 
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 5, 2018
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Recently, Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health published a request for information on the review of certain terms of use for food additives (in Thai). Comments are due by November 30, 2018.

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

November 1, 2018
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On November 1, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety published an amendment, in Korean, to the Korean Food Additives Code. The majority of the amendment is now force, with certain sections coming into force on July 1, 2019.

The Food Additive Database, which includes Korea's food additive regulations, will be updated upon translation of the amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 1, 2018
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Recently, Israel’s Ministry of Health published the following food additive amendments, available in Hebrew:

BCI's Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

November 1, 2018
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On November 1, the U.S. FDA published an amendment to its food additive regulations concerning synthetic iron oxides. The amendment is effective from December 4, 2018.

The United States' food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database, which will be updated upon the effective date of this amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

October 31, 2018
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On October 31, Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health published a notified the WTO of a proposal regarding enzymes for use in food production, originally published October 8, 2018. International comments are due by December 30, 2018. 

Thailand’s food additive regulations, in English, are included in the Food Additive Database, although enzymes typically fall beyond the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.
October 30, 2018
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On October 23, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex IV of its food additive regulations (in Spanish).

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

October 30, 2018
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Recently, the Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration notified the WTO a proposal to adopt various Codex standards, including the General Standard for food additives. Comments are due by November 28, 2018. 

 
The Philippines’ food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

October 29, 2018
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On October 18, 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.

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