China NHFPC updates Administrative Measures on Safety Examination of New Food Raw Materials and New Food AdditivesOn 10th January China NHFPC updated Administrative Measures on Safety Examination of New Food Raw Materials, Administrative Measures on New Food Additives and other provisions.
- On 2018 4th January, Singapore AVA updated various food regulations, including new food additives, prohibited ones and extended application scopes as well as specifying new maximum residue
China NHFPC Approves a New Nutritional Fortification Substance and Expands the Application Scope of 8 Food AdditivesOn 28th of December China NHFPC approved 6S-5- Methylenetetrahydrofolate as a New Food Nutritional Fortification Substance and expanded the application scope of 8 food additives including
- On November 30th, Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced extensive modification to Japan’s Specifications and Standards for Food Additives (MHLW Notice No. 370 of 1959).
- On December 7, 2017, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment opened an exposure draft of GB 2760 Standard for Use of Food Additives to public comment.
Japan MHLW Revises Food and Additives Specification Standards and Detection Methods of Pesticides in foodOn 24th of November, Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced the revision of Food and additive specification standards and Detection methods of Pesticides in food.
China NHFPC Approves 2-Acetoxy-3-butanone as New Food Flavoring and Expands the Application Scope of 4 Food AdditivesOn November 15th, 2017, China NHFPC announced the approval of 1 new food flavoring and the expansion of application scope of 4 food additives.
- On October 30th, China NHFPC announced the approval of 6 new food additives and the expansion of application scope of 6 food additives.