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October 13, 2017
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On October 12, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses. This update modifies the use permissions for ethylene oxide.

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

October 6, 2017
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On October 6, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses. This update includes use permissions for copper sulphate.

The International 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.

October 4, 2017
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On October 4, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Enzymes and List of Permitted pH Adjusting Agents, Acid-Reacting Materials and Water Correcting Agents
  

The International 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.

September 26, 2017
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On September 26, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Emulsifying, Gelling, Stabilizing, or Thickening Agents. This update includes use permissions for carob bean gum and xanthan gum.

The International 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.

September 22, 2017
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On September 21, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for chlorantraniliprole and thiabendazole on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through December 4, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on September 23, 2017.

September 20, 2017
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On September 20, Health Canada published a food additive proposal concerning modifications to the List of Permitted Preservatives. Comments are due by December 3, 2017.

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

September 18, 2017
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On September 15, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for tolpyralate on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through November 29, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on September 19, 2017.

September 15, 2017
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On September 14, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Enzymes. This update includes use permissions for mannanase from Aspergillus niger AE-HCM.

Canada's food additive regulations are included in the International 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.

September 6, 2017
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On September 6, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for sulfentrazone on Tuberous and corm vegetables (crop subgroup 1C).

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through November 19, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on September 7, 2017.

September 1, 2017
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On August 30, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Sweeteners. This update includes updated additive definitions for steviol glycosides. 

  
The International 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.

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