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Three New Food Additives Open for Public Consultation

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On 15 April, 2022, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 3 new food additives passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now opens for public comments, including 1 new food enzyme, 1 new food nutrition enhancer and 1 food additive with expanded scope. The deadline for public comments is 13 May, 2022.

(1) New food enzyme

No

Name

Source

Donor

1

Lactase

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae

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 nutrition enhancer

Basic information

No

Name

Category number

Food name

Maximum level(g/L)

Note

1

2’-fucosyllactose, 2’-FL

01.03.02

Modified milk powder (limited to milk powder for children)

0.7-2.4

Count as the state of ready to eat, for powdery products, the level of use should be increased by times of brewing.

13.01.01

Infant formula foods

13.01.02

Older infants and young children formula

13.01.03

Infant formula food for special medical purpose

Producing bacteria

Name

Maximum level(g/L)

Note

2’-fucosyllactose, 2’-FL

E. coli K-12 DH1 MDO

Helicobacter spp.

(the donor of a-1,2-fucosyltransferase)

E. coli K-12 MG1655

Helicobacter spp.

(the donor of a-1,2-fucosyltransferase)

For other information, please refer to the attached website at the end of this article.

(3) Food additive with expanded scope

No

Name

Function

Category number

Food name

Maximum level(g/kg)

Note

1

Carmine cochineal

Colorant

08.02.01

Conditioned meat products (raw meat with added ingredients)

0.08

Measured as Carminic acid

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CFSA Opened Public Comments for Three New Food Additives