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November 28, 2017
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On November 14, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) published a proposed Gulf Cooperation Council standard for smoked fish, smoke-flavored fish, and smoke-dried fish. The comment deadline is January 13, 2018.  

 
The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

October 3, 2017
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On October 3, the Gulf Cooperation Council’s GCC Standardization Organization (GSO) published a draft regulation for “Additives Permitted for Use in Food Stuffs.” Comments are due by December 27, 2017.

  
The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

August 29, 2017
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Recently, the Gulf Cooperation Council published a proposed standard for chocolate (in Arabic). The comment deadline is October 28, 2017. 

  
The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

January 10, 2017
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Recently, the Gulf Cooperation Council published proposed standards for danbo cheese and dried salted fish of the family Gadidae. These proposals include information on the use of food additives. The comment deadlines are March 9, 2017 and May 4, 2017 respectively.

The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

December 2, 2016
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On December 2, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) notified the WTO of a draft regulation regarding the use of flavorings in food. Comments are due by January 30, 2017.

The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

October 25, 2016
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On October 25, the Gulf Cooperation Council published a proposed standard for canned fruit. The proposal includes information on the use of food additives. Comments are due by December 18, 2016.

The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

September 21, 2016
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On September 21, the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) Standardization Organization notified the WTO of the final draft of a proposed standard for preserved tomatoes. The proposal includes a section on food additives. An initial draft of the proposed standard was previously published by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority. Comments on the final draft are due to the WTO by November 20, 2016.

The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

September 14, 2016
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On September 14, the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Standardization Organization notified the WTO of a proposed standard for dried shark fin. The proposal includes a section on food additives. Comments are due by November 13, 2016.

The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

September 13, 2016
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On August 30, the Gulf Cooperation Council published a proposed standard for cooked cured chopped meat. The proposal includes a section on food additives. Comments are due by November 1, 2016.

The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

July 12, 2016
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Recently, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority posted a Gulf Cooperation Council draft food standard for preserved tomatoes. Included in this document is information on permitted food additives.

The Gulf Cooperation Council's food additive regulations, in English, are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

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