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Indonesia: BPOM Regulation No. 26 of 2021 - Nutrition Information on Processed Food Label

Indonesia | 01 11, 2021

In November, the Indonesia National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) released Food and Drug Administration Regulation No. 26 of 2021 regarding the revised Regulations for Nutrition Information on Processed Food Label. The details of the amended regulations can be found here. A summary of key amendments is given below: Article 1: Definition of ‘’food’’ and ‘’everyone’’ has been omitted; Definition of ‘’nutrients’’,’’serving size’’ and ‘’ Nutritional Adequacy Rate (AKG)’’ has been revised; New definition of ‘’non-nutritional substances’’, ‘’2D Barcode’’and ‘’food business actors’’ has been...

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China: Administrative Measures for the Supervision of Import and Export Food Safety

China | 10 11, 2021

On 10 November 2021, the China General Administration of Customs (GACC) announced interpretation guidelines to clarify the Decree 249 regarding the Administrative Measures on Import and Export Food Safety. A summary of the key highlights from the Gui...

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China: General Rules for Nutrition Labelling (GB 28050-2011)

China | 26 09, 2021

On 26 September 2021, the China National Health Commission (NHC) proposed amendments to the National Food Safety Standard on the General Rules for Nutrition Labelling of Pre-packaged Foods (GB 28050).  A summary of key proposed amendments is giv...

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Thailand: Regulations on Nutrition Labelling

Thailand | 01 09, 2021

In September 2021, the Thailand Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed amendments to the Regulations on Nutrition Labelling. A summary of the proposed amendments is given below: Article 1 T...

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Thailand: Regulations on Health Claims of Food

Thailand | 01 09, 2021

In September 2021, the Thailand Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed Draft Regulations on Health Claims of Food. A summary of the proposed regulations is given below: Article 1 stipulates th...

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Indonesia: Decree on the Types of Products Mandatory to be Halal Certified

Indonesia | 03 11, 2021

On 3 November 2021, the Indonesia Halal Product Assurance Organising Agency (BPJPH) notified the WTO (G/TBT/N/IDN/138) regarding a proposal for the tariff for public services provided by BPJPH through...

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Thailand MOPH Published Notification No. 435 Qualities/Standards of Containers Made from Plastics

Thailand | Jun 18, 2022

On 18 June 2022, the Thai Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) published Notification No. 435 Qualities/Standards of Containers Made from Plastics. It replaced MOPH notification No. 295 with immediate effect. The regulation includes definitions as well a...

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China MARA Launched Consultation on MRL Standards

China | Jun 29, 2022

On 29 June 2022, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) published a report that China Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) released two draft National Food Safety Standards for maximum residu...

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EC Authorised Use of Glycolipids as Preservative in Beverages

Europe | Jun 30, 2022

On 30 June 2022, the European Commission (EC) authorised use of glycolipids as a preservative in the beverages covered by the application and to assign E-246 as the E-number to that additive. Annex I provides he applications of glycolipids, which is...

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EU EC Authorised Use of Polyvinylpyrrolidone (E1201) in food for Special Medical Purposes

Europe | Jun 30, 2022

On 30 June 2022, the European Commission (EC) authorised use of polyvinylpyrrolidone (E1201) as a food additive in table-top sweeteners in tablets and in food supplements supplied in a solid form, excluding food supplements for infants and young chil...

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China CFSA Launched Consultation on 8 New Varieties of Food Additives

China | Jul 01, 2022

On 01 July 2022, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) launched consultation on 8 new varieties of food additives, comprising of 4 new varieties of enzyme preparations for food industry, including aminopeptidase, and polydimeth...

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China CFSA Launched Consultation on a New Food Raw Material Leuconostoc pseudointestinalis

China | Jun 29, 2022

On 29 June 2022, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) launched consultation on a new food raw material Leuconostoc pseudointestinalis. It has passed the technical review of the expert review committee. Attached is the interpre...

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India FSSAI Opened Consultation regarding Draft FSS (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, and Prebiotic and Probiotic Food) Regu

India | Jun 29, 2022

On 29 June 2022, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) opened consultation on Draft FSS (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, and Prebiotic and Probiotic Food) Regulati...

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Korea MFDS Opened Consultation regarding Partial Revision to the Labelling Standards of Foods (Notice No. 2022-295)

South Korea | Jun 30, 2022

On 30 June 2022, the Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) opened consultation regarding the partial revision to Labelling Standards of Foods. A summary of the revision details are as follows: Specification of exemption conditions for disp...

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