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July 26, 2017
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On July 26, the U.S. FDA announced that it has received a food additive petition that proposes to modify food additive regulations concerning calcium and vitamin D3.

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.

July 25, 2017
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Recently, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health published Food Regulations (Amendment) (No. 3) 2017. This document amends Malaysia’s food additive regulations and is effective from June 15, 2018.

  
Malaysia’s food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, which will be updated upon the effective date of this amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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 24, 2017
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On July 20, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions concerning a proposed amendment to the schedule of the FSANZ Food Standards Code which regulates enzymes. Comments are due by August 31, 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.

July 18, 2017
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On July 18, Uganda notified the WTO of the adoption of a proposed food specification standard for tuna canned in oil. This standard contains information on food additive permissions. It was originally proposed in September 2016. This standard enters force June 20, 2017.

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

July 17, 2017
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On July 15, the European Union published two amendments to its food additive regulations:

These amendments are effective from August 4, 2017.

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, which will be updated upon the effective date of these amendments. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

July 14, 2017
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Recently, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published the following scientific opinions regarding the reevaluations of food additives:
 

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

July 12, 2017
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On July 12, the European Union published an amendment which modifies the Union list of flavouring substances. The amendment is effective from its publication date, July 12.

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, however flavorings are generally beyond the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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 12, 2017
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Recently, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Germany. This report contains information on food additive regulations.

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

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