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December 7, 2018
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Recently, Argentina updated the Argentinian Food Code through Resoluciónes Conjuntas 9/2018, 18/2018, and 14/2018. These updates include food additive information. They are effective from November 22, 2018 for 9/2108 and 18/2018 and November 23, 2018 for 14/2018. 

 
Argentina’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the Food Additive Database. The database will be updated by December 14 to include these updates. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

December 5, 2018
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On November 21, Argentina’s Directorate of Domestic Trade Policies and Competition published an amendment to the standard for infant foods. The standard includes food additive information. It is effective as of November 22, 2018. There is a grace period for compliance until November 22, 2019. 

 

Argentina’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the Food Additive Database. The database will be updated upon the compliance date of the amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 21, 2018
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On November 21, Health Canada published NOM-ADM-0126, an 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.  

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 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 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. 

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.

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 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 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.

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