Global Food Regulation Highlights | February 2023
Mar 03, 2023
In February of 2023, China unveiled 38 national food safety standard drafts. South Korea implemented the Food Additive Code and relaxed restrictions on meat alternatives additives. Japan revised the maximum residue limits for seven pesticides. Indonesia unveiled the List of Permitted Probiotic Microorganisms in Processed Food. India issued the revised guidelines for submission of applications for endorsement of vegan logo. EU proposed restricted uses of PFAS in applications including food contact materials. UK proposed the maximum residue levels for thiram and mefentrifluconazole in certain foods. US FDA released the draft guidance for plant-based milk alternatives. Canada updated the List of Permitted Food Additives. FSANZ consulted on three new food additives.