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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 11, 2019
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Recently, Indonesia’s National Agency of Drug and Food Control published a new regulation regarding enzymes and processing aids. The regulation is effective October 17, 2019 with a 12 month grace period for registered products. 

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database, which includes Indonesia’s food additive regulations, will be updated to reflect all relevant changes. 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.
 

November 8, 2019
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On November 7, Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration published a proposal (in Chinese) to amend its food additive regulations. This proposal was notified to the WTO on November 7. Comments are due by January 6, 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.

September 6, 2019
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On September 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment concerning food additives to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. 

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

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.

December 17, 2018
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Recently, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore published a response to the comments received from the public consultation on the Draft Food (Amendment) Regulations 2019.

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

August 30, 2018
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On August 21, Israel’s Ministry of Health published a food additive amendment on butylated hydroxyanisole (in Hebrew). 

 
BCI's 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 22, 2017
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On December 20, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion on the re-evaluation of the food enzyme peroxidase obtained from soybean (Glycine max) hulls.

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

November 29, 2017
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On November 29, Turkey's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock notified the WTO of a draft food specification standard for ice cream. Comments are due by April 20, 2018.

BCI's Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide. Please contact use for more information on subscribing.

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