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June 8, 2018
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On May 16, Israel’s Ministry of Health published the following food additive amendments available in Hebrew: 
Sulphur dioxide – sulphites
Sorbates
Propane-1,2 diol alginate
Polysorbates

 
Additionally, the Ministry of Health rejected the following applications:
Application 44254
Application 43991
Application 43586 and 43511
Application 44062 and 44066

 
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May 15, 2018
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On May 15, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive proposal concerning potassium polyaspartate in wine. 

 
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May 1, 2018
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On May 1, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) notified the WTO of 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 originally proposed April 11. Comments are due by June 30, 2018.

 
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April 26, 2018
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On April 26, the European Union notified the WTO of a draft amendment to its food additive regulations regarding the specifications for sorbitan monostearate, sorbitan tristearate, and sorbitan monopalmitate. 

 
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April 20, 2018
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On April 20, the European Union notified the WTO of a draft amendment to its food additive regulations regarding the specification for carmines. 

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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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. 

 

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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.

  
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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. 

 
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