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February 23, 2018
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On February 22, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report regarding an application for protein glutaminase used as an enzyme. FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of the approval.

Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, although enzymes are typically beyond the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

February 22, 2018
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On February 16, New Zealand's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) published Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds, which is a consolidated MRL standard that includes amendments proposed in December 2017.

The amended MRLs are available in the Global MRL Database.

February 5, 2018
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On February 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a food additive proposal. Comments are due by March 19, 2018.

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

February 5, 2018
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On February 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive proposal concerning rebaudioside M produced by an enzymatic biosynthesis method.

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

January 25, 2018
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On January 25, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for the following countries:
 

FSANZ, Thailand, the European Union and the India’s food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for New Zealand, Thailand, Italy, and India.

January 11, 2018
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On January 11, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code concerning enzymes.

Australia and New Zealand'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.

November 30, 2017
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New Zealand's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) recently notified the WTO of Proposals to Amend the Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds Food Notice 2017.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted by January 29, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on December 1, 2017.

 

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.

October 25, 2017
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On October 26, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code concerning processing aids for use in wine.

Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International 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.

October 5, 2017
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On October 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) withdrew an application concerning the use of glucosylated steviol glycosides originally proposed in August 2017

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

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