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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). 

 
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December 22, 2017
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On December 20, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion on the re-evaluation of the food enzyme peroxidase obtained from soybean (Glycine max) hulls.

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November 29, 2017
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On November 29, Turkey's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock notified the WTO of a draft food specification standard for ice cream. Comments are due by April 20, 2018.

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November 27, 2017
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On November 22, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) operationalized a regulation concerning the fortification of food. This regulation was previously operationalized in May 2017.

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November 20, 2017
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On November 8, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a food additive proposal in the Gazette of India. FSSAI first notified this proposal in August 2017. Comments are due by December 20, 2017.

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April 7, 2017
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On April 5, Health Canada published an amendment to its food additive regulations. NOM/ADM-0090 modifies the List of Permitted Food Enzymes concerning the use of lactase. 

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October 31, 2016
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Recently, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) published updates to its List of Designated Additives and Standards for Use for Food Additives. Both documents are part of the framework for Japan’s food additive regulations.

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October 24, 2016
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On October 21, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Preservatives concerning potassium acetate and potassium diacetate for use in meat and poultry products. The amendment was originally proposed in June 2016.

The International Food Additive Database, which includes Canada’s food additive regulations, has already been updated to reflect these changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information. 

May 19, 2016
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On May 19, an amendment to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Food Standards Code was published in the Australian Gazette. Included in the amendment was the approval of an application to use a bacteriophage as a processing aid to control Samonella spp.

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November 5, 2015
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On November 4, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an application to include rebaudioside M in the list of permitted steviol glycoside products used as intense sweeteners.

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