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Five New Food Additives Open for Public Consultation

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On 29 January, 2022, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 5 new food additives passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now opens for public comments, including 3 new food enzymes, 1 new food processing aid and 1 food additive with expanded scope. The deadline for public comments is 28 February, 2022.

(1) New food enzymes

No

Name

Source

Donor

1

β-glucanase

Bacillus subtilis

Bacillus subtilis

2

Protease

Bacillus subtilis

Alkalihalobacillus clausii

3

Trehalase

Trichoderma reesei

Trichoderma reesei

The quality specification requirements of enzymes should meet the requirements of the ‘National Food Safety Standard, Food Additives, Enzymes’ (GB 1886.174)

(2) New food processing aid

No

Name

Function

Usage scope

1

Sodium sulfide pentahydrate

Deacidifying agent, decolorizing agent, settling agent

Salt production process

(Maximum usage 0.065 g /kg)

(3) Food additive with expanded scope

No

Name

Function

Category number

Food name

Maximum level(g/kg)

Note

1

Acesulfame-K

Sweetener

07.03

biscuits

0.6

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CFSA Opened Public Comments for Five New Food Additives

  

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