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January 11, 2019
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On January 10, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) notified the WTO of the new proposed update to TU CU 029/2012 Safety Requirements for Food Additives, Flavorings, and Technological Aids published in December 2018. Comments are due by March 10, 2019 (per the addendum). 

 
The Eurasian Economic Union’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

January 8, 2019
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On January 7, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) notified the WTO of a draft technical regulation that applies to additives permitted for use in foodstuffs. Comments are due by March 8, 2019. 

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

January 7, 2019
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Recently, Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a food additive proposal concerning various aluminum containing additives. The proposal was notified to the WTO on January 4. Comments are due by January 19, 2019. 

 
Brazil’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

January 3, 2019
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On January 3, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced an administrative assessment report for xylanase from Trichoderma reesei as a processing aid (enzyme). 

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

December 27, 2018
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On December 17, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) published a proposal to update TR CU 029/2012 Safety Requirements for Food Additives, Flavorings and Technological Aids. Comments are due by February 25, 2019. 

 
The Eurasian Economic Union’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

December 18, 2018
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On December 18, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report for Application 1161 on polyaspartate as a food additive. 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 Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

December 4, 2018
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On December 4, Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare notified the WTO of a draft amendment to its food additive regulations. Comments are due by May 28, 2019.

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

November 27, 2018
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On November 27, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health notified the WTO (notifications 80, 81, 82, and 83) of the draft amendment to their Food Regulations 1985 originally published in August 2018 and updated in September 2018. Comments are due by January 26, 2019.

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

November 26, 2018
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On November 22, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a call for submissions regarding an application for lactase from Bacillus subtilis. Comments are due by January 17, 2018. 

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

November 26, 2018
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On November 22, the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency opened a public consultation on the success of consolidating various regulations into The Food Additives, Flavourings, Enzymes and Extraction Solvents (England) Regulations 2013. The consultation ends December 20, 2018. 
 

The European Union’s food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.


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