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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.

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.

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