The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced an extension of the comment period for a color additive petition filed by the Environmental Defense Fund and others.
In a significant development, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently convened Monographs Meeting 134 to assess the potential carcinogenicity of aspartame.
In accordance with the "Administrative Measures for New Varieties of Food Additives" and the "Regulations on Application and Acceptance of New Varieties of Food Additives," the National Health and Health Commission has announced the availability…
- Food Safety Commission of Japan Declares Safety of Flavoring Additive "Valencene" Produced with Rhodobacter sphaeroides 168 Strain
The Food Safety Commission of Japan (FSCJ) has conducted a thorough safety assessment of the flavoring additive "Valencene," which is produced using the Rhodobacter sphaeroides 168 strain.
- Taiwan introduces Restrictions and Labeling Requirements for Genetically Modified Trans-Resveratrol in Food Products
In accordance with the Food Safety and Hygiene Management Law, this regulatory order has been established to address the usage and labeling requirements of trans-resveratrol, a food raw material derived from genetically modified brewer's yeast…
The Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has issued a notification circular regarding two applications for amendments to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
The FDA has released new frequently asked questions (FAQs) and additional tools to provide the industry with valuable information regarding the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Food Traceability Rule.
To stop the import and spread of Spodoptera frugiperda in the European Union, a new temporary implementing rule (EU) 2023/1134 will go into effect on July 1, 2023.
Important European standards for the protection of drinking water have been implemented in Germany's national law by the revision to the Drinking Water Ordinance (TrinkwV).
- Ministry of Food and Drug Safety introduces measures to enhance oversight of overseas direct purchases and streamline import inspections
South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, has implemented new measures to bolster the safety management of imported food items purchased directly by consumers from overseas.