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August 19, 20223E Global Research Team

On 4 July 2022 the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) issued a scientific statement that provides an overview of the maximum residue levels (MRLs) for potassium phosphonates that were derived from different uses and different data sets. The results of these different uses and data sets led EFSA to propose...

March 14, 20223E Regulatory Research Team

The Swiss Food Safety and Veterinary Office issued an amendment to the Ordinance of 25 November 2013 on Permitted Additives in Foodstuffs (better known as the Food Additives Ordinance (ZuV)) on 22 February 2022. The amendment makes select changes to the annexes to the ordinance, primarily serving to remove entries...

October 10, 2018Chanyanis Utiskul

On 25 September 2018 the Thai government published in the official gazette the Ministry of Public Health’s (MOPH) Notification updating the list of prohibited food additives and substances and foods containing them from being produced, imported and/or sold in Thailand. The list consists of 13 known hazardous food additives and...

July 16, 2018Chanyanis Utiskul

On 6 June 2018, the Vietnam Food Administration (VFA), Ministry of Health (MOH) notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of the draft Circular on Management and Use of Food Additives which amends the list of permitted food additives and maximum limits for food additives allowed for use in Vietnam. Once...

June 18, 2018Chanyanis Utiskul

On 4 June 2018, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a draft notification proposing a revision to the list of food additives permitted for use in food and prohibited flavoring agents as prescribed in the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations...

December 20, 2017Verisk 3E Research Team

The Gulf Cooperation Council Standardization Organization (GSO) has published a draft standard for additives permitted for use in foodstuffs.







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