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March 23, 2020

Korea Publishes Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News 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

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News 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

Canada Publishes Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News 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

FSANZ Publishes Approval Report for Food Additive Applications

Food Additive News 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

Israel Publishes Food Additive Amendments

Food Additive News 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

EFSA Publishes Food Additive Scientific Opinions

Food Additive News 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

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News 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

Turkey Publishes Food Additive Proposal

Food Additive News 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

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News 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

EU Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News 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.

March 5, 2020

Israel Publishes Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News March 5, 2020

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Recently, Israel’s Ministry of Health published food additive amendments for calcium chloride, annatto, sucralose, sorbitol, hydroxy propyl distarch phosphate, glycerol, isomalt, and acetylated distarch phosphate. The amendments are effective from December 25, 2019 (sucralose, sorbitol, hydroxy propyl distarch phosphate, glycerol, and isomalt) and December 27, 2019 (calcium chloride, annatto, and acetylated distarch phosphate).
 
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 4, 2020

EU Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News March 4, 2020

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On March 4, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/351 amending its food additive regulations. The amendment will apply from March 24, 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.

March 2, 2020

Japan Amends Food Additive Regulation

Food Additive News March 2, 2020

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Recently, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare published an amendment (in Japanese) to its List of Existing Food Additives. 

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

February 28, 2020

EU Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News February 28, 2020

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On February 28, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/279 amending its food additive regulations. The amendment will apply from March 19, 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.

February 28, 2020

EFSA Publishes Food Additive Scientific Opinion

Food Additive News February 28, 2020

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On February 28, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion on the re-evaluation of hydrogenated poly-1-decene (E 907) as a food additive. 

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.

February 28, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 28, 2020

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On February 26, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Mozambique

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 Mozambique.

February 24, 2020

Mexico Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News February 24, 2020

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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 December 20, 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.

February 18, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 18, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Spain and Belgium.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the European Union. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Spain and Belgium.

February 14, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 14, 2020

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On February 14, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Indonesia

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Indonesia. 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 Indonesia.

February 12, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 12, 2020

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On February 11, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Poland and Bangladesh

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the European Union. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Poland and Bangladesh. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Poland.

February 10, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 10, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Myanmar, Pakistan, South Africa, and Ukraine

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including South Africa. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Myanmar, Pakistan, and South Africa. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Myanmar and South Africa. 

February 6, 2020

Central American Customs Union Publishes Food Additive Regulation

Food Additive News February 6, 2020

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Recently, the Central American Customs Union published a new food additive regulation. The regulation is only available in Spanish and is effective on June 5, 2020.

The BCGlobal Food Additives Database, which includes the Central American Customs Union's food additive regulations in English, will be updated upon the effective date of the regulation. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

February 6, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 6, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for India, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Angola, Algeria, and Hong Kong

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including India and Hong Kong. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for India, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Angola, Algeria, and Hong Kong. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for India and Hong Kong. 

February 3, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 3, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Peru, and Russia

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Brazil and Peru. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Peru, and Russia. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Peru, and Russia.

February 3, 2020

Mexico Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News February 3, 2020

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Recently, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex I of its food additive regulations. It is effective from November 19, 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.

January 31, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 31, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Australia and Vietnam.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Australia and Vietnam. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Australia and Vietnam. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Australia and Vietnam. 

January 27, 2020

EFSA Publishes Food Additive Scientific Opinion

Food Additive News January 27, 2020

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On January 27, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion on the safety of use of oat lecithin as a food additive. 

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.

January 24, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 24, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for the United Kingdom, Romania, Turkey, Singapore, Ecuador, Lithuania, Serbia, and the Philippines.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the European Union, Singapore, Ecuador, and the Philippines.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the United Kingdom, Romania, Turkey, Singapore, Ecuador, Lithuania, and the Philippines. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for United Kingdom, Romania, Turkey, Singapore, Lithuania, and the Philippines.

January 23, 2020

Canada Amends Enzyme Regulations

Food Additive News January 23, 2020

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On January 21, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted 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.

January 23, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 23, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Korea, Malaysia, and Hungary

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Korea, Malaysia, the European Union, and the Central American Customs Union. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Bulgaria, Costa Rica, France, Ghana, Korea, Malaysia, and Hungary. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Bulgaria, Costa Rica, France, Korea, Malaysia, and Hungary. 

January 21, 2020

Japan Publishes Updated Food Additive Regulation

Food Additive News January 21, 2020

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Recently, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare published an updated version of the Standards for Use for Food Additives. This document is part of the framework for Japan's food additive regulations.

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

January 16, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 16, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for the European Union and Mexico

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the European Union and Mexico. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the European Union and Mexico. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the European Union and Mexico. 

January 14, 2020

Canada Publishes Food Additive Proposal

Food Additive News January 14, 2020

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On January 9, Health Canada published a proposal concerning food additives. Comments are due by March 23, 2020. 

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.

January 9, 2020

GCC Notifies WTO of Draft Sweeteners Regulation

Food Additive News January 9, 2020

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On January 9, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) notified the WTO (SPS and TBT Committees) of a draft technical regulation that applies to sweeteners. Comments are due by March 9, 2020. 

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

January 9, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Canada

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 9, 2020

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On January 8, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Canada.

The BCGlobal Food Additives Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Canada. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

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

January 7, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 7, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Japan, Egypt, Jordan, and Barbados.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Japan and Barbados. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Japan, Egypt, Jordan, and Barbados. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Japan.

January 6, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 6, 2020

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Recently, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for the Dominican Republic and China

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the Dominican Republic and China. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the Dominican Republic and China. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the Dominican Republic and China.

January 2, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Chile

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 2, 2020

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On December 2, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Chile.

The BCGlobal Food Additives Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Chile. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

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

 

December 31, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Taiwan

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 31, 2019

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On December 30, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Taiwan.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Taiwan. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

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

December 31, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Thailand

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 31, 2019

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On December 31, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Thailand.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Thailand. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

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

December 30, 2019

Korea Publishes Food Additive Proposal

Food Additive News December 30, 2019

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On December 24, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety published a proposal (in Korean) to amend the Korean Food Additives Code. Comments are due by February 23, 2020.

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

December 30, 2019

Brazil Publishes Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News December 30, 2019

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On December 26, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a regulation, in Portuguese, on food additives. The regulation is effective from December 26, 2019.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database, which includes Brazil's food additive regulations, will be updated upon translation and analysis of the amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

December 27, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 27, 2019

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Guatemala, Jamaica, El Salvador, the Czech Republic, Tunisia, Israel, and Pakistan

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 Guatemala, Jamaica, El Salvador, the Czech Republic, Tunisia, Israel, and Pakistan. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Guatemala, El Salvador, and the Czech Republic.

December 23, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 23, 2019

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On December 23, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Nigeria, Nicaragua, and Haiti

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the Central American Customs Union. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Nigeria, Nicaragua, and Haiti and the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Nicaragua.

December 20, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 20, 2019

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On December 20, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Italy and Germany.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the European Union. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Italy and Germany.

December 20, 2019

FSANZ Publishes Approval Report for Food Additive Applications

Food Additive News December 20, 2019

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On December 20, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published approval reports for Application A1171 regarding endo-inulinase from Aspergillus oryzae and Application A1176 regarding the enzymatic production of steviol glycosides.

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.

December 19, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Greece

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 19, 2019

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On December 19, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Greece.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the European Union. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

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

December 18, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 18, 2019

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On December 18, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Austria and Croatia.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the European Union. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Austria and Croatia.

December 17, 2019

Indonesia Publishes New Food Category Definitions

Food Additive News December 17, 2019

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Recently, Indonesia’s National Agency of Drug and Food Control published a new regulation regarding the definitions for food categories. The regulation is effective November 15, 2019, with an 18 month grace period for registered products. 

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

December 16, 2019

China Approves New Food Additive Uses

Food Additive News December 16, 2019

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On December 13, China's National Health Commission published new food additive use levels. The announcement notifying these 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. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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