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Taiwan Revises Regulations on Nutrition Claim for Prepackaged Food Products On February 19, 2024, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) promulgated the revised Regulations on Nutrition Claim for Prepackaged Food Products.
Japan CAA Amends Food Labeling Standard Japan Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) recently unveiled Amendment No. 752 for the Food Labeling Standard with immediate effect. According to the amendment, due to the revision of Japan's Specifications and Standards for Food Additives, the labeling names of additives and allergens have been updated accordingly. The revised parts are marked in red.
South Korea Food Policy in 2024 South Korea intends to expand the application scope of the electronic screening for imported food (SAFE-24) to all imported food items in 2024.
Japan Introduces Updated Standards for Food Additives Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) recently issued Notice No. 29, announcing updates to certain provisions in the Japan's Specifications and Standards for Food Additives. The notice declares updates including various aspects such as testing and experimental requirements for food additives, ingredient specifications for additive ingredients, storage requirement, as well as requirements for manufacturing and usage. To facilitate enterprises’ better adaption to the new rules, MHLW has granted them a one-year transition period.
Thailand Proposes to Amend the Regulatory Requirements for Packaged Drinking Water, Beverage and Ice The proposed amendments to "Ministry of Public Health Notification regarding Drinking Water in Sealed Containers" involve the application scope, quality standards and labeling requirements. These revisions necessitate updates in regulations for beverages and ice.
EU to Ban the Use of Bisphenol A (BPA) in Food Contact Materials On February 9, 2024, the European Union (EU) proposed a ban on the use of bisphenol A (BPA) and certain other bisphenols in food contact materials (FCMs).
Anne Peng Food Consultant at Reach24H Consulting Group
Jerry Wang ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
Lennie Tao ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
Yilia Ye ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
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