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April 19, 2019
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On April 18, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Thailand.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes Thailand's regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Thailand.

April 18, 2019
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On April 17, Argentina updated the Argentinian Food Code through Resolución Conjunta 13/2019. All updates are effective from April 18, 2019. 

The BCGlobal 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. 
 

April 18, 2019
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On April 17, Argentina updated the Argentinian Food Code through Resolución Conjunta 16/2019. All updates are effective from April 18, 2019. 

Argentina’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database; however, enzymes and processing aids typically fall outside the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.
 

April 18, 2019
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On April 18, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Algeria and Haiti.

BCI’s BCGlobal 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.

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Algeria and Haiti.
 

April 18, 2019
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On April 15, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India gazetted a draft food additive amendment. This proposal was first published in June 2018. Comments are due by May 18, 2019.

India's food additive regulations are included in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

April 18, 2019
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On April 18, the U.S. FDA confirmed the effective date of December 4, 2018 of an amendment to its food additive regulations concerning synthetic iron oxides that was first published on November 1, 2018.

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

April 17, 2019
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On April 17, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Guatemala, El Salvador, and Bangladesh

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes the Central American Customs Union’s regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Guatemala, El Salvador, and Bangladesh.
 

April 15, 2019
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On April 15, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 50. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

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

April 15, 2019
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On April 9, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health published Food (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2019. This document amends Malaysia’s food additive regulations and is effective from January 30, 2021. 


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

April 15, 2019
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The Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA) has published the full report of its 51st Session, which was held March 25 to 29, 2019 in Jinan, China. The report includes draft food additive amendments proposed for adoption by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC).

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database will be updated to reflect any new or revised standards when thy are adopted at the annual CAC meeting, to be held July 8 to 12, 2019. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

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