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February 14, 2019
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On February 13, Argentina updated the Argentinian Food Code through Resolución Conjunta 3/2019, Resolución Conjunta 4/2019, Resolución Conjunta 5/2019, Resolución Conjunta 6/2019, and Resolución Conjunta 7/2019.  All updates are effective from February 14, 2019. 
 

The Food Additive Database, which includes Argentina's food additive regulations in English, has been updated to reflect all relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information. 

February 14, 2019
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On February 14, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for the Philippines, the Russian Federation, Belgium-Luxembourg, and the EU-28

The Food Additive Database includes the regulations for the Philippines, the Eurasian Economic Union, and the European Union, in English. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.
  

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the Philippines, Russia, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the European Union. 

February 12, 2019
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Recently, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex III and Annex VI of its food additive regulations. They are effective from January 29, 2019 and February 5, 2019 respectively. 
  

The Food Additive Database, which includes Mexico's food additive regulations in English, has been updated to reflect the relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

February 6, 2019
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On February 6, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Croatia.
 

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

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Croatia.

February 4, 2019
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On February 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding Application A1159 on triacylglycerol lipase from Trichoderma reesei. 

 
Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database, though enzymes typically fall outside the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

February 4, 2019
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On February 4, Health Canada published a proposal concerning modifications to the List of Permitted Enzymes. Comments are due by April 20, 2019. 

 
Canada’s food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database, although enzymes typically fall beyond the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

February 4, 2019
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On January 31, Singapore published an amendment to its food additive regulations. This amendment was first proposed in September 2018. It is effective from February 1, 2019.

The Food Additive Database, which includes Singapore's food additive regulations, will be updated upon analysis of the amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

January 30, 2019
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On January 30, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Hong Kong
  

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

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Hong Kong.

January 30, 2019
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On January 30, the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan notified the WTO of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) proposal to update TR CU 029/2012 Safety Requirements for Food Additives, Flavorings and Technological Aids. Comments are due by March 31, 2019. 
  

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

January 23, 2019
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On January 23, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment concerning food additives to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

The Food Additive Database, which includes FSANZ's food additive regulations, has already been updated to reflect all relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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