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November 17, 2017
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Recently, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published three scientific opinions regarding the following:
 

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, however flavorings are generally beyond the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 17, 2017
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On November 10, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published the following scientific opinions regarding food additives:

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 13, 2017
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On November 8, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India published a proposed amendment to its food additive regulations. Comments are due by December 13, 2017.

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

November 10, 2017
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On November 9, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion regarding flavoring group evaluation 73. 

  
The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, however flavorings are generally beyond the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 7, 2017
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On November 7, the U.S. FDA published an amendment to its food additive regulations concerning calcium carbonate. The amendment is effective from December 8, 2017.

The United States' food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, which will be updated upon the effective date of this amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 2, 2017
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On October 30, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission approved a new food additive use. The announcement notifying this change is available in Chinese.

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

November 2, 2017
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On November 2, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published approval reports for applications A1130 and A1131 regarding different processing aids. FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of the approval. 

  
Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database and will be updated with these changes upon gazettal. Processing aids are generally beyond the scope of the database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 1, 2017
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On November 1, Health Canada announced the extension of the consultation period for two food additive proposals (NOP/ADP-0026 and NOP/ADP-0027, originally published August 15 and August 23 respectively). The new comment deadline is 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.

November 1, 2017
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On October 26, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Colouring Agents. This update concerns identifying synthetic colors.

  
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.

November 1, 2017
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On October 20, South Africa's Department of Health published an amendment to it regulations for preservatives and antioxidants.

The International Food Additive Database, which includes South Africa's food additive regulations, has already been updated to reflect these changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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