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NHC Updated Two Lists of Bacterium Strains that can Be Used in Food and Infant & Young Children Food in China

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On 25th August, 2022, National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC) updated The List of Bacterium Strains that Can be Used for Food & The List of Strains that Can be Used in Infant and Young Children Food.

A two-year transitional period will be given if classification and name of the strains need to be adjusted. Notably, during the transitional period, both the original and the new name are available. The specific lists are as follows:

1. The List of bacterium strains that can be used for food

No

Original name

Latest name

 

Bifidobacterium

Bifidobacterium

1

Bifidobacterium adolescentis

Bifidobacterium adolescentis

2

Bifidobacterium animalisBifidobacterium lactis

Bifidobacterium animalis subsp.animalis

Bifidobacterium animalis subsp.lactis

3

Bifidobacterium bifidum

Bifidobacterium bifidum

4

Bifidobacterium breve

Bifidobacterium breve

5

Bifidobacterium infantis

Bifidobacterium longum subsp.
Infantis

6

Bifidobacterium longum

Bifidobacterium longum subsp.
longum

 

Lactobacillus

Lactobacillus

1

Lactobacillus acidophilus

Lactobacillus acidophilus

2

Lactobacillus crispatus

Lactobacillus crispatus

3

Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp.bulgaricus

Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus

4

Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis

Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp.
lactis

5

Lactobacillus gasseri

Lactobacillus gasseri

6

Lactobacillus helveticus

Lactobacillus helveticus

7

Lactobacillus johnsonii

Lactobacillus johnsonii

8

Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens subsp. kefiranofaciens

Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens subsp.
kefiranofaciens

 

Lactobacillus

Lacticaseibacillus

1

Lactobacillus casei

Lacticaseibacillus casei

2

Lactobacillus paracasei

Lacticaseibacillus paracasei

3

Lactobacillus rhamnosus

Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus

 

Lactobacillus

Limosilactobacillus

1

Lactobacillus fermentum

Limosilactobacillus fermentum

2

Lactobacillus reuteri

Limosilactobacillus reuteri

 

Lactobacillus

Lactiplantibacillus

1

Lactobacillus plantarum

Lactiplantibacillus plantarum

 

Lactobacillus

Ligilactobacillus

1

Lactobacillus salivarius

Ligilactobacillus salivarius

 

Lactobacillus

Latilactobacillus

1

Lactobacillus curvatus

Latilactobacillus curvatus

2

Lactobacillus sakei

Latilactobacillus sakei

 

Streptococcus

Streptococcus

1

Streptococcus thermophilus

Streptococcus salivarius subsp. thermophilus

 

Lactococcus

Lactococcus

1

Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis

Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis

2

Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris

Lactococcus cremoris

3

Lactococcus lactis subsp. diacetylactis

Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis biovar diacetylactis

 

Propionibacterium

Propionibacterium

1

Propionibacterium freudenreichii subsp. Shermanii

Propionibacterium freudenreichii
subsp. shermanii

 

Propionibacterium

Acidipropionibacterium

1

Propionibacterium  acidipropionici

Acidipropionibacterium acidipropionici

 

Leuconostoc

Leuconostoc

1

Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. Mesenteroides

Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp.
mesenteroides

 

Pediococcus

Pediococcus

1

Pediococcus acidilactici

Pediococcus acidilactici

2

Pediococcus pentosaceus

Pediococcus pentosaceus

 

Bacillus

Weizmannia

1

Bacillus coagulans

Weizmannia coagulans

 

Staphylococcus

Mammaliicoccus

1

Staphylococcus vitulinus

Mammaliicoccus vitulinus

 

Staphylococcus

Staphylococcus

1

Staphylococcus xylosus

Staphylococcus xylosus

2

Staphylococcus carnosus

Staphylococcus carnosus

 

Kluyveromyces

Kluyveromyces

1

Kluyveromyces marxianus

Kluyveromyces marxianus

2. The List of bacterium strains that can be used in infant and young children food

 

Original version

Latest version

No

Name

Strain No

Name

Strain No

1

Lactobacillus acidophilus*

NCFM

Lactobacillus acidophilus*

NCFM

2

Bifidobacterium animalis

Bb-12

Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis

Bb-12

3

Bifidobacterium lactis

HN019

HN019

Bi-07

Bi-07

4

Lactobacillus rhamnosus

LGG

Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus

GG

HN001

HN001

5

Lactobacillus reuteri

DSM17938

Limosilactobacillus reuteri

DSM17938

6

Lactobacillus fermentum

CECT5716

Limosilactobacillus fermentum

CECT5716

7

Bifidobacterium breve

M-16V

Bifidobacterium breve

M-16V

8

Lactobacillus helveticus

R0052

Bifidobacterium breve

R0052

9

Bifidobacterium infantis

R0033

Bifidobacterium longum.subsp. infantis

R0033

10

Bifidobacterium bifidum

R0071

Bifidobacterium bifidum

R0071

11

Lactobacillus rhamnosus

MP108

Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus

MP108

12

Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum

BB536

Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum

BB536

*Lactobacillus acidophilus only be used in food for children over 1 year old.

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Reference: NHC NEWS(2022 No.4)