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China CFSA Consults on 4 New Food Additives

  •   16 May 2018
  •    Yilia Ye
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    Takehome:

    • 4 new food additives will be applied in food to optimize processing techniques used by industry.

    From the end of April to May 15, 2018, China CFSA released 4 announcements seeking public consultation on 4 new varieties of food additives. One of them named "Applewood smoke flavoring", functions as a food flavoring and will be widely applied in 29 types of food. Here are the details of those 4 new food additives:

    S/N

    Name

    Function

    Application scope

    Maximum usage level (g/kg)

    1

    applewood smoke flavorings

    Food flavoring

    Cheese and processed cheese products

    Use in moderation

    Meat products

    Aquatic products

    Beverage

    Wine

    Pastry

    Soybean products

    2

    Nα-lauroyl arginate ethylester (LAE)

    preservative

    Fresh fruit

    0.225

    Fresh vegetable

    3

    Ghatti gum

    emulsifier

    Other food for special dietary use

    3.0

    4

    invertase

    Humectant

    Other candies except gum-based candy

    0.6

    Coating of candy and chocolates

    *The detailed application scope of applewood smoke flavorings are not listed in table due to the length restriction。

    Reference link

    CFSA announcement (applewood smoke flavorings)

    CFSA announcement (Nα-lauroyl arginate ethylester (LAE)

    CFSA announcement (Ghatti gum)

    CFSA announcement (invertase)

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