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December 6, 2018
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On December 6, the USDA Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 48. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

The United States' regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 12, 2018
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On November 13, the U.S. FDA announced that it has received a food additive petition regarding the use of an aqueous extract of butterfly pea flower (Clitoria ternatea).

The United States food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 1, 2018
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On November 1, the U.S. FDA published an amendment to its food additive regulations concerning synthetic iron oxides. The amendment is effective from December 4, 2018.

The United States' food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database, which will be updated upon the effective date of this amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

October 18, 2018
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On October 18, the USDA Food and Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 47. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

The United States' regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

August 8, 2018
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On August 8, the United States Food Safety and Inspection Service published an update on recent Codex Alimentarius activities, including the 2018 meetings of the Codex Commission for Food Additives and the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

Food additive provisions contained in Codex's General Standard for Food Additives are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

May 21, 2018
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On May 21, the U.S. FDA published a denial of a food additive petition that requested the amendment of the U.S. food additive regulations to provide for the use of partially hydrogenated vegetable oils (PHOs) in certain foods. The FDA also notified an extension of the compliance date for certain uses of PHOs as regards a June 2015 FDA determination that PHOs are no longer considered generally recognized as safe (GRAS).

The United States' regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

March 19, 2018
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On March 19, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 46. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

The United States' regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

January 31, 2018
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On January 31, the U.S. FDA confirmed the effective date of December 8, 2017 for a food additive amendment concerning calcium carbonate that was published in November 2017.

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

January 19, 2018
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On January 19, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 45. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

The United States' regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

December 27, 2017
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On December 27, the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 44. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

The United States' 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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