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China Opens 4 New Food Raw Materials and 5 New Food Additives to Public Feedback

  •   22 May 2019
  •    Lennie Tao
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    Takehome:

    • 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

    Raw MaterialNote
    β-1,3-glucanRecommend intake: ≤ 3g/d
    Not suitable for infants, babies, pregnant women and nursing mothers, etc.
    Lactobacillus helveticus R0052Approved as strains for baby food
    Bifidobacterium infantis R0033
    Bifidobacterium bifidum R0071

    Any comments should be sent to xspyl@cfsa.net.cn 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
    EnzymeHostExpression vectorEffect
    GlucoamylaseTrichoderma reeseiTrichoderma reeseiCan be used in the processing techniques of saccharification
    • New Nutrition Fortifier
    NameFood classification numberFood CategoryUsage amountNote
    Vitamin K2 (Synthetic)01.03.02Modified 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
    NameFunctionFood classification numberFood CategoryMaximum usage amount (g/kg)Note
    Monascus yellow pigmentColorant12.10.01.02Chicken essence, chicken powderAs appropriate
    ε-poly-L-lysine٠HClPreservative10.02.01Marinated Egg0.5
    CapsanthinColorant04.04.01.03Processed dried tofu productsAs appropriate
    09.04Cooked aquatic products (ready to eat)

    Any comments should be sent to CFSA prior to June 14, 2019.
    Contact: Zhang Jiyue
    Tel: 010-52165429
    Fax: 010-52165429
    Email: zqyj@cfsa.net.cn

    Reference Link

    [1] CFSA Notice on 4 new food raw materials
    [2] CFSA Notice on 5 new food additives

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