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April 19, 2018
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On April 19, the European Union notified the WTO of a draft amendment to its food additive regulations regarding the removal of octyl gallate and dodecyl gallate from its list of authorized food additives.

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

April 16, 2018
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On April 11, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a proposed amendment to its regulations on health supplements, nutraceuticals, food for special dietary use, food for special medical purpose, functional food, and novel food. Comments are due by June 10, 2018.

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

April 12, 2018
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On April 12, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding thermolysin as a processing aid. Comments are due by May 24, 2018. 

 

Australia & 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.

April 11, 2018
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On April 11, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare published a proposal to amend the standards or use for food additives. Comments are due by April 20, 2018.

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

February 28, 2018
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On March 1, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding beta-galactosidase from Papiliotrema terrestris as a processing aid (enzyme). Comments are due by April 12, 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 28, 2018
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On February 28, Kenya notified the WTO of the following draft food specification standards:
 

Comments are due by April 5, 2018.

BCI's Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

February 14, 2018
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On February 15, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced the following food additive applications:

Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, although enzymes and processing aids typically do not fall within the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

February 14, 2018
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On February 13, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health published a draft amendment to their Food Regulations 1985. Comments are due by March 13, 2018. 

 
Malaysia's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information. Malaysia's proposed draft MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on February 15, 2018. 

December 14, 2017
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On December 12, China’s National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment published a draft food safety standard (in Chinese) for the use of food additives. Comments are due by January 9, 2018.  

 
China'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 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.

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