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October 25, 2018
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On October 25, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Austria.

 
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 Austria.

October 25, 2018
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On October 19, Honduras notified the WTO of an extended comment deadline for the proposal to amend Central American Customs Union regulation RTCA 67.04.54:10, originally published in August 2018. Comments are now due by November 14, 2018. 

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

October 23, 2018
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On October 23, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code concerning processing aids. 

 
Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database, although processing aids typically do not fall within the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

October 23, 2018
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On October 23, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced an administrative assessment report for Endo-inulinase from GM Aspergillus oryzae as a processing aid (enzyme).
 
 

Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database, although enzymes typically do not fall within the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

October 18, 2018
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On October 18, the USDA Food and Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 47. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

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

October 11, 2018
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On October 10, Health Canada published a proposal concerning modifications to the List of Permitted Enzymes. Comments are due by December 23, 2018. 

Canada’s food additive regulations 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 for more information.

October 10, 2018
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On October 10, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion regarding the re-evaluation of thermally oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids (E 479b) as a food additive.

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

October 9, 2018
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On October 9, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/1497, amending its food additive regulations. The amendment will apply from October 29, 2018.

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database, which will be updated upon the effective date of the amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

October 9, 2018
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On October 9, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a call for submissions regarding steviol glycosides. Comments are due by November 6, 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.

October 9, 2018
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On October 9, Health Canada notified the WTO a food additive proposal concerning the modifications to the List of Permitted Colouring Agents. Comments are due by December 17, 2018. 

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

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