- 4 new food raw materials are now undergoing public consultation which will end June 17th, 2019.
On May 21st, 2019, CFSA opened 4 new food raw materials and 5 new food additives to public feedback. The new food ingredients have already passed a technical evaluation by the expert review committee.
4 New Food Raw Materials
|β-1,3-glucan||Recommend intake: ≤ 3g/d|
Not suitable for infants, babies, pregnant women and nursing mothers, etc.
|Lactobacillus helveticus R0052||Approved as strains for baby food|
|Bifidobacterium infantis R0033|
|Bifidobacterium bifidum R0071|
Any comments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to June 17, 2019.
*Note “新食品原料意见反馈” (“feedback for new food raw material”) in the subject line.
5 New Food Additives
- New Enzyme
|Glucoamylase||Trichoderma reesei||Trichoderma reesei||Can be used in the processing techniques of saccharification|
- New Nutrition Fortifier
|Name||Food classification number||Food Category||Usage amount||Note|
|Vitamin K2 (Synthetic)||01.03.02||Modified milk powder (only for children)||420 μg/kg~750 μg/kg||—|
|Modified milk powder (only for pregnant women)||340 μg/kg~680 μg/kg|
- 3 Food Additives with Usage Expanded
|Name||Function||Food classification number||Food Category||Maximum usage amount (g/kg)||Note|
|Monascus yellow pigment||Colorant||12.10.01.02||Chicken essence, chicken powder||As appropriate||—|
|Capsanthin||Colorant||04.04.01.03||Processed dried tofu products||As appropriate||—|
|09.04||Cooked aquatic products (ready to eat)|