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August 31, 2018
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On August 31, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety published a food additive proposal (in Korean). Comments are due by October 30, 2018.

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

August 30, 2018
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On August 21, Israel’s Ministry of Health published a food additive amendment on butylated hydroxyanisole (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.

August 29, 2018
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On August 27, Health Canada published an amendment to several of its Lists of Permitted Food Additives. The modifications noted in the amendment will be made over a period of several weeks starting on August 27, 2018.

The Food Additive Database, which includes Canada's food additive regulations, will be updated as the amendment modifications are made to the relevant Lists of Permitted Food Additives. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

August 27, 2018
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On August 27, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) notified the WTO of a food additive proposal concerning aluminum ammonium sulfate and aluminum potassium sulfate. The MHLW first published this proposal in April 2018.

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

August 24, 2018
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On August 24, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced an administrative assessment report for alpha-glucosidase from Trichoderma reesei as a processing aid.

  
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.

August 23, 2018
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On July 21, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a new food additive regulation. The amendment is available in Portuguese.

The Food Additive Database, which includes Brazil's food additive regulations, will be updated following the translation and analysis of the regulation. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

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

The Food Additive Database, which includes FSANZ's food additive regulations, has been updated to reflect these changes. Processing aids typically do not fall within the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

August 22, 2018
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On August 20, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex I 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.

August 20, 2018
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On August 14, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report regarding an application for thermolysin (protease) as a processing aid. FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of the approval.

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

August 17, 2018
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On August 15, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala notified the WTO of a proposed update to Central American Customs Union regulation RTCA 67.04.54:10. Comments are due by October 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.

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