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June 13, 2019

FSANZ Publishes Food Additive Administrative Assessment Report

Food Additive News June 13, 2019

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On June 13, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the administrative assessment report for Application A1180 on natural glycolipids.

Australia and New Zealand’s food additive regulations are included in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.
 

June 12, 2019

EFSA Publishes Food Additive Scientific Opinion

Food Additive News June 12, 2019

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On June 12, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion on the safety of phosphates (E 338–341, E 343, E 450–452) 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. 
 

June 11, 2019

Mexico Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News June 11, 2019

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On May 30, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex I and Annex VII of its food additive regulations. These amendments are effective from May 30, 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.

June 11, 2019

Taiwan Publishes Food Additive Proposal

Food Additive News June 11, 2019

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On June 11, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration published a proposal, in Chinese, to amend its food additive regulations.

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.

June 7, 2019

USDA Amends Directive on Ingredients Permitted in Meat, Poultry, and Eggs

Food Additive News June 7, 2019

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On June 7, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 51. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

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

June 6, 2019

FSANZ Publishes Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News June 6, 2019

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On June 6, 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, which includes FSANZ’s food additive regulations, has already been updated to reflect all relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

June 4, 2019

Taiwan Notifies WTO of Food Additive Proposal

Food Additive News June 4, 2019

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On June 4, Taiwan notified the WTO of a proposed amendment to its food additive regulations regarding the use of nitrous oxide. Comments are due by August 3, 2019.


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.
 

May 30, 2019

China Approves New Food Additive Uses

Food Additive News May 30, 2019

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On May 29, 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.

May 29, 2019

Taiwan Publishes Food Additive Proposals

Food Additive News May 29, 2019

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On May 29, Taiwan published two proposals, in Chinese, to amend its food additive regulations and to revoke a standard for the use of nitrous oxide. 


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May 29, 2019

EU Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News May 29, 2019

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On May 29, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/891 amending its food additive regulations. The amendment will apply from June 18, 2019.

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.

May 23, 2019

Brazil Publishes Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News May 23, 2019

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On May 22, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published an amendment, in Portuguese, on food additives. The amendment is effective from May 22, 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.

May 20, 2019

EU Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News May 20, 2019

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On May 20, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/800 and Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/801 amending its food additive regulations. The amendments will apply from June 9, 2019.

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 amendments. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

May 20, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Macau

Food Additive News, Global MRL News May 20, 2019

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On May 20, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Macau
 

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 MRL Databases for veterinary drugs currently display relevant established and proposed information for Macau.

May 17, 2019

Mexico Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News May 17, 2019

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On May 2, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex VI of its food additive regulations. They are effective from May 2, 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. 

May 16, 2019

FSANZ Publishes Approval Report for Enzyme Additive Application

Food Additive News May 16, 2019

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On May 16, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report for Application 1168 on glucoamylase from GM Aspergillus niger. FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of the approval.


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.

May 16, 2019

FSANZ Publishes Food Additive Administrative Assessment Report

Food Additive News May 16, 2019

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On May 16, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the administrative assessment report for Application A1176 on steviol glycoside. 


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May 16, 2019

Canada Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News May 16, 2019

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On May 14, Health Canada published NOM-ADM-0132, an amendment to its List of Permitted Sweeteners. 


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. 

May 15, 2019

Canada Publishes Food Additive Proposal

Food Additive News May 15, 2019

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On May 13, Health Canada published a proposal concerning food additives. Comments are due by July 26, 2019. 
 

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.

May 14, 2019

India Publishes Proposed Standard

Food Additive News May 14, 2019

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On May 1, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India gazetted a proposed standard on foods for infant nutrition. An earlier version of this proposal was published in December 2017. Comments are due by June 14, 2019.

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

May 9, 2019

Mexico Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News May 9, 2019

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On May 2, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex I of its food additive regulations. They are effective from May 2, 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.

May 8, 2019

Brazil Publishes Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News May 8, 2019

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On May 2, Brazil published an amendment, in Portuguese, modifying various food additive regulations. The amendment is effective from May 2, 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.

May 6, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News May 6, 2019

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On May 6, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Angola and Costa Rica.


The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes the Central American Customs Union's regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.


The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Angola and Costa Rica.
 

May 3, 2019

India Publishes Proposed Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News May 3, 2019

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On May 3, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India published a food additive proposal. Comments are due by June 3, 2019. 


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

May 2, 2019

USDA Publishes FARIS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News May 2, 2019

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On May 2, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Jamaica and United Arab Emirates


BCI’s 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 MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Jamaica and the United Arab Emirates.

May 1, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News May 1, 2019

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On May 1, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Tanzania and Nicaragua.


The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes the Central American Customs Union's regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Tanzania and Nicaragua.

April 29, 2019

Brazil Notifies WTO of Draft Food Additive Regulation

Food Additive News April 29, 2019

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On April 29, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) notified the WTO of a draft food additive regulation concerning fish and fish products.

Brazil'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.

April 26, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News April 26, 2019

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On April 25, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Ukraine


BCI’s 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. 

April 25, 2019

Thailand Publishes Guidelines on Food Additives

Food Additive News April 25, 2019

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Recently, the Thai Ministry of Public Health published guidelines (in Thai) on the use of food additives in food additives.

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

April 25, 2019

Israel Publishes Food Additive Amendments

Food Additive News April 25, 2019

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On April 2, Israel’s Ministry of Health published food additive amendments for ethoxyquin, various starches, and sucralose. The amendments are effective from June 2, 2019 for ethoxyquin and May 2, 2019 for starches and sucralose. 


BCI’s 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.

April 22, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News April 22, 2019

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

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes Vietnam's regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Vietnam.

 

April 19, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News April 19, 2019

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On April 18, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Thailand.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes Thailand's regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Thailand.

April 18, 2019

Argentina Updates Food Standards for Natural Colorings

Food Additive News April 18, 2019

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On April 17, Argentina updated the Argentinian Food Code through Resolución Conjunta 13/2019. All updates are effective from April 18, 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. 
 

April 18, 2019

Argentina Updates Food Standards for Enzymes Used as Processing Aids

Food Additive News April 18, 2019

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On April 17, Argentina updated the Argentinian Food Code through Resolución Conjunta 16/2019. All updates are effective from April 18, 2019. 

Argentina’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database; however, enzymes and processing aids typically fall outside the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.
 

April 18, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News April 18, 2019

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On April 18, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Algeria and Haiti.

BCI’s 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 MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Algeria and Haiti.
 

April 18, 2019

India Publishes Proposed Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News April 18, 2019

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On April 15, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India gazetted a draft food additive amendment. This proposal was first published in June 2018. Comments are due by May 18, 2019.

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

April 18, 2019

U.S. FDA Confirms Effective Date of Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News April 18, 2019

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On April 18, the U.S. FDA confirmed the effective date of December 4, 2018 of an amendment to its food additive regulations concerning synthetic iron oxides that was first published on November 1, 2018.

The United States' food additive regulations are included in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

April 17, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News April 17, 2019

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On April 17, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Guatemala, El Salvador, and Bangladesh

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes the Central American Customs Union’s regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Guatemala, El Salvador, and Bangladesh.
 

April 15, 2019

USDA Amends Directive on Ingredients Permitted in Meat, Poultry, and Eggs

Food Additive News April 15, 2019

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On April 15, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 50. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

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

April 15, 2019

Malaysia Publishes Food Additive Amendment

Food Additive News April 15, 2019

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On April 9, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health published Food (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2019. This document amends Malaysia’s food additive regulations and is effective from January 30, 2021. 


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

April 15, 2019

Codex Publishes Report from CCFA51

Food Additive News April 15, 2019

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The Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA) has published the full report of its 51st Session, which was held March 25 to 29, 2019 in Jinan, China. The report includes draft food additive amendments proposed for adoption by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC).

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database will be updated to reflect any new or revised standards when thy are adopted at the annual CAC meeting, to be held July 8 to 12, 2019. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

April 12, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News April 12, 2019

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On April 10, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for South Africa


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


The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for South Africa.

April 10, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News April 10, 2019

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On April 10, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Malaysia, Peru, Ecuador, and Saudi Arabia.


The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes Malaysia, Peru, Ecuador, and the Gulf Cooperation Council’s regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.
 

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Malaysia, Peru, Ecuador, and Saudi Arabia.

April 9, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News April 9, 2019

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On April 9, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for France

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes the European Union’s regulations. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for the European Union.

April 8, 2019

Canada Publishes Food Additive Proposal

Food Additive News April 8, 2019

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On April 8, Health Canada published a proposal concerning food additives. Comments are due by May 8, 2019.

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.

April 5, 2019

FSANZ Publishes Food Additive Call for Submissions

Food Additive News April 5, 2019

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On April 4, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) extended the comment deadline regarding Application 1160 on Aspergillopepsin I from Trichoderma reesei. The new deadline is April 17, 2019. 

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. 

April 4, 2019

Canada Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News April 4, 2019

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On April 4, Health Canada published NOM/ADM-0131, an amendment to its List of Permitted Sweeteners.

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. 

April 4, 2019

Malaysia Notifies WTO of Proposed Amendment to Food Regulations

Food Additive News April 4, 2019

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On April 4, Malaysia's Ministry of Health notified the WTO of a proposed amendment to its Food Regulations 1985. Comments are due by June 3, 2019. 

The Food Additive Database includes the regulations for Malaysia. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI

April 3, 2019

Mexico Amends Food Additive Regulations

Food Additive News April 3, 2019

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On April 1, Mexico's Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex VI of its food additive regulations. They are effective from April 1, 2019. 

The 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

April 2, 2019

FSANZ Publishes Food Additive Call for Submissions

Food Additive News April 2, 2019

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On February 2, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding Application A1170 on rebaudioside MD as a steviol glycoside from Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  
 
Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

April 1, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News April 1, 2019

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On March 29, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Myanmar and Jordan.

BCI’s 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 MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Myanmar and Jordan.

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