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December 12, 2019
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On December 8, Israel’s Ministry of Health published a food additive amendment for sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (E 466). The amendment is effective December 27, 2019. 

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.

December 5, 2019
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On December 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment concerning food additives to the Australia New Zealand Food Code. 

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

December 2, 2019
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On November 27, Argentina updated the Argentinian Food Code through Resolución Conjunta 33/2019. Updates are effective November 28, 2019, with a grace period of 18 months for businesses to comply.

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. 

November 14, 2019
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On November 12, Chile’s Ministry of Health published an amendment (in Spanish) concerning food additives to Reglamento Sanitario de los Alimentos No. 977/96. The amendment is effective from May 12, 2020. 

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database, which includes Chile’s food additive regulations in English, will be updated to reflect the relevant changes upon the effective date. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 12, 2019
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Recently, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex VI of its food additive regulations. It is effective October 10, 2019. 

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes the regulations for Mexico, in English, though enzymes typically fall outside the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 11, 2019
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On November 7, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health published Food (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2019. This document amends Malaysia’s food additive regulations and is effective from November 1, 2019. This amendment was originally proposed in February 2019

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

November 8, 2019
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On November 6, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses.

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

November 8, 2019
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On November 7, Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration adopted an amendment to the Standards for Specification, Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives. This amendment was notified to the WTO on November 7. The amendment is effective July 1, 2020. 

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

October 31, 2019
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On October 30, Argentina updated the Argentinian Food Code through Resolución Conjunta 31/2019. All updates are effective from October 31, 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. 

September 20, 2019
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On September 3, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex VI of its food additive regulations. It is effective from September 3, 2019. 

The BCGlobal 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.

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