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July 30, 2021
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On July 26, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India published an amendment (English-language version begins on page 19) to their food additive regulations.

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

July 29, 2021
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Recently, Israel’s Ministry of Health published food additive amendments for potassium sorbate, lycopene, and starch sodium octenyl succinate. The amendments for potassium sorbate and lycopene are effective from August 18, 2021. The amendment for starch sodium octenyl succinate are effective from September 7, 2021. 
 
The 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.

July 28, 2021
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On July 27, Health Canada published an amendment regarding the use of dimethyl dicarbonate. This amendment amends the List of Permitted Preservatives.

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

July 26, 2021
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Recently, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) published GSO 2500:2021 Additives Permitted For Use In Food Stuffs and GSO 995:2021 Sweeteners Permitted In Food.

The GCC's food additive regulations are included, in English, in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database and are in the process of being updated to reflect the new regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

July 26, 2021
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On July 26, China's National Health Commission published new enzyme use levels. The announcement notifying the changes is available in Chinese.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database, which includes China's food additive regulations in English, has already been updated to reflect these changes, though enzymes are typically excluded from the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

July 23, 2021
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On July 22, Health Canada published amendments regarding steviol glycosides and the use of additives in plant protein isolate products. These amendments amend the List of Permitted Sweetenersthe List of Permitted Emulsifying, Gelling, Stabilizing, or Thickening Agent, the List of Permitted Preservatives, and the List of Permitted Food Enzymes

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

July 22, 2021
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On July 22, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment to the Food Standards Code regarding food additives and enzymes.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes FSANZ’s food additive regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

July 1, 2021
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On July 1, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety published an amendment, in Korean, to the Korean Food Additives Code.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database, which includes Korea'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.

June 30, 2021
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On June 30, Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) published an amendment revoking a variety of hygiene standards, including the Sanitation Standard for Milk and Milk Products. The revocation is effective from July 1, 2021.

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

June 28, 2021
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On June 25, Japan's National Tax Agency published an amendment (in Japanese) to the list of substances that can be used for preservation of alcoholic beverages.

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

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