On 20 February, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 4 new food additives passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now opens for public comments, including 1 new food additive, 3 food additives with expanded scope. The deadline for public comments is 19 March, 2020.
(1) New food additive
(2) Food additive with expanded scope
Maximum level (g/kg)
Measured as per tartaric acid
Noodles and vermicelli made from starch
(3) Processing aid with expanded scope
Range of application
Processing aid (Nutrient for fermentation)
Usage amount (g/kg)
Comply with the dosage of folic acid in GB 14880.
Modified milk powder (limited to milk powder for children)
Instant cereals, including rolled oats
Fruit and vegetable juice (pulp) beverage (including fermented products)
Foods for Special Medical Purpose (except 13.01)
As a source of folic acid, and comply with the dosage of folic acid in GB 29922.