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August 21, 2017
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On August 21, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive application concerning the use of glucosylated steviol glycosides as an intense sweetener in various foods. 

 
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.

August 21, 2017
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On August 21, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report for application A1127 regarding processing aids in wine. 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.

August 21, 2017
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On August 21, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding urgent proposal P1046 regarding L-amino acid acetate in food for special medical purposes. Comments are due by August 28, 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.

August 16, 2017
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On August 11, Uruguay’s Ministry of Public Health notified the WTO of the following proposed amendments affecting food additives:

Comments on both notifications are due by October 10, 2017.

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.

August 16, 2017
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On August 15, Health Canada published a food additive proposal concerning modifications to the List of Permitted Emulsifying, Gelling, Stabilizing or Thickening Agents. Comments are due by October 28, 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. 

August 7, 2017
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On August 7, the Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration notified the WTO of the following proposals related to food additives:
 

The comment deadline for both proposals is October 6, 2017. 

The Philippines’ food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

August 3, 2017
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On August 3, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive application concerning the use of steviol glycosides in fruit drinks.

 
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.

July 24, 2017
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Recently, the Ecuadorian Standardization Institute (INEN) published a proposed standard for non-fermented soy beverages. This standard contains additive information. Comments are due by September 4, 2017. 
  

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

July 12, 2017
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On July 10, Chile’s Ministry of Health published a proposal to modify articles 493, 494, 495, 498, 499, 501, 502, 503, 504 and 505 of its food additive regulations regarding infant formula. Comments are due by September 8, 2017. 


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

July 11, 2017
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Recently, the Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration published a proposed revision to their regulatory guidelines concerning food additives and processing aids. This proposal contains changes to food additive permissions.
  

The Philippines’ food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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