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China CFSA Open Two Food Additives for Public Feedback

  •   13 Apr 2018
  •    Yilia Ye
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Takehome:

  • It is proposed that food additives paprika red and paprika oleoresin will have extended application scopes in food.

On Apr. 10, 2018, food additive Paprika Red and Paprika Oleoresin were opened for public feedback by CFSA. Paprika Red has already served as colorant in 25 kinds of food, and now it is proposed to be used in new bean products and spice oil. The application scopes of Paprika Oleoresin will also be increased to include 4 new food categories (please check their current usages in our Flist). The following tables illustrate their proposed application scopes and dosage.

Paprika Red

Function

Application scope

Dosage

colorant

New bean products (soyabean protein andits and its puffed food, vegetarian meat made from soybean, and etc.)

As Appropriate

Spice oil

As Appropriate

Paprika Oleoresin

Function

Application scope

Maximum usage amount/( g/kg)

flavoring agent, colorant

Prepared meat products (raw meat with seasoning)

As Appropriate

Preserved meat products (such as bacon, preserved meat, pressed salted duck, Chinese ham, preserved ham)

As Appropriate

Sauce braised meat

As Appropriate

Spice oil

10.0

Reference link

CFSA announcement–Paprika Red

CFSA announcement–Paprika Oleoresin