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June 5, 2019Xiaolu Wang

China proposed plans to enact or revise 81 food safety standards in 2019, including regulations for food contact silicone, measures for the control of lead contamination and various other major standards. Published on 22 May 2019 the proposal is open for public consultation until 1 June 2019. Verisk 3E Review...
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April 3, 2019Patricia Iscaro

On 28 March 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a guidance for industry conveying FDA's intent to exercise enforcement discretion concerning the requirements of the Produce Safety Regulation under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) (Pub. L. 111-353). Comments on the new guidance may be...
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March 6, 2019Scott Stephens

The EU Commission has proposed an amendment that would add a new section to Annex III of Regulation 853/2004/EC on food hygiene regulating insects. Verisk 3E Review The proposed amendment would add a new section to Annex III pertaining to insects intended for human consumption. Insects as foodstuffs are subject...
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February 6, 2019Chanyanis Utiskul

Thailand has proposed a draft regulation to regulate cleaning and sanitizing products used for food as “controlled food,” categorizing them as “food additives.” The Notification, Draft MOPH Notification (No…) B.E… (…), issued by virtue of the Food Act B.E. 2522, entitled "Cleaning or sanitizing products for food production and products,"...
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January 9, 2019Xiaolu Wang

Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare (MoHW) has published the Proposed Standards for Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives. The proposed standards will likely replace the S tandards for Specification, Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives (the Food Additive Standards). Public consultation on the proposal is open until...
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December 3, 2018Patricia Iscaro

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), published on 15 June 2018, will become effective in less than two months, on 15 January 2019. The SFCR applies to all foods imported into Canada, sold in its provinces or interprovincially, or foods prepared for export. These new rules strengthen Canada's food...

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...

June 4, 2018Chanyanis Utiskul

On 11 April 2018, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a draft notification on the Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations, 2018 , which mandate the labeling requirements for prepackaged foods in India. Comments may be submitted by email to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in until 8 June...







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