CFSA Opened Public Comments for Seven New Food Additives

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On 25 May, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 7 new food additives passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now opens for public comments, including 2 new food additives, 5 food additives with expanded scope. The deadline for public comments is 20 June, 2020.

(1) New Processing aid

Name

Function

Range of application

Nitrous oxide

Propellant, Foaming agent

01.05 Processing of cream (light cream) and similar products;

02.02 Processing of water-oily fat emulsified products (vegetable milk only);

Processing of fat emulsified products other than 02.02, including mixed or flavored fat emulsified products (vegetable cream only)

(2) New Food nutrition enhancer

Name

Function

Category number

Food name/category

Usage amount

Vitamin K2(Synthesis method)

Nutrition enhancer

01.03.02

Modified milk powder (limited to milk powder for children)

420 μg/kg~750 μg/kg

Modified milk powder (limited to milk powder for pregnant and puerpera)

340 μg/kg~680 μg/kg

(3) Processing aid with expanded scope

Name

Function

Range of application

Sodium polyphosphate

chelating agent

Lactose processing technology

(permitted residue is 0.2g/kg)

(4) Food additives with expanded scope

Name

Function

Category number

Food name/category

Maximum level (g/kg)

Note

Sodium alginate

Stabilizer, coagulator

13.05

Other food for special dietary use (only for foods for special medical purpose of 1-10 years old)

1.0 (Products for people aged 1-3)

-

Appropriate level as required in production (Products for people aged 4-10)

Monascus red

Colorant

04.04.01.05

New bean curd product (soy protein and its’ puffed food, soybean meat, etc.)

Appropriate level as required in production

-

Citric Acid

Acidity regulator

04.02.01.03

Peeled, diced or shredded vegetables

Appropriate level as required in production

-

Sucralose

Sweetener

08.03.05

Meat enema

0.35

-

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CFSA Opened Public Comments for Seven New Food Additives

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