- On May 25, 2018, China CFSA opened a new food raw material named "Nostoc sphaeroides (Nostoc commune)" to public feedback.
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.
- China NHFPC replied to China Dairy Industry Association’s request to clarify requirements relating to the labeling of prepackaged foods containing new food raw materials like Inulin.
Streptococcus Zooepidemicus Fermentation Approved as New Food Raw Material for Edible Hyaluronic Acid in TaiwanOn July 13, 2017, Taiwan FDA released an announcement related to the usage requirement for comb extract and streptococcus zooepidemicus fermentation, meaning that apart from comb extract
- On May 31, NHFPC (National Health and Family Planning Commission of China) released the announcement that 10 new food raw materials were approved including shea butter, sialic acid etc. The
- MFDS released a notification to expand the permitted food ingredient list and amend pesticide and veterinary drugs residue limits.
- On Oct. 4, 2016, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) drafted the “Safety and Standards (Approval for Non-Specified Food and Food Ingredients) Regulations, 2016”,
- On Mar. 9, 2016, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea (MFDS) announced the revision of “Korea Food Code” for the approval of tenebrio molitor and gryllus bimaculatus as new