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March 23, 2020
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On March 20, 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 the relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

March 20, 2020
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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for the Netherlands.

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.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently display relevant established and proposed MRLs for the Netherlands.

March 16, 2020
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On March 12, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Colouring Agents

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.

March 13, 2020
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On March 10, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published approval reports for Application A1174 regarding xylanase from GM Trichoderma reesei and Application A1182 regarding glucose oxidase from GM Trichoderma reesei as a Processing Aid

Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the BCGlobal 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.

March 12, 2020
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Recently, Israel’s Ministry of Health published food additive amendments for sorbates; propyl gallate, TBHQ, BHA, and BHT (two amendments: 116847520 and 116972120); and locust bean gum. The amendments are effective from March 16, 2020. 
 
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.

March 12, 2020
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On March 12, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published several Scientific Opinions on the re-evaluation of (E 483), (E 353), (E 334, E 335, E 336, E 337, E 354), and (E 472a‐f) as food additives. 

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

March 12, 2020
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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Libya.

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.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Libya.

March 9, 2020
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On March 9, Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Livestock notified the WTO of a proposed amendment to its regulations on food additives. Comments are due by March 16, 2020. 

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.

March 6, 2020
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On March 6, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Tanzania

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.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Tanzania.

March 5, 2020
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On March 5, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/355 and Commission Regulation 2020/356 amending its food additive regulations. The amendments will apply from March 25, 2020.

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

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