NHC Approved 5 New Food Additives

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On 14 August, 2020 National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC) approved 5 new food additives.

(1) New processing aids

English name

Source

Protein glutaminase

Chryseobacterium proteolyticum

(2) Food additives with expanded scope

No.

Name

Function

Category number

Food name/category

Maximum level (g/kg)

Note

1

DL-Tartaricacid

Acidity regulator

04.02.02.03

Pickled vegetables

3.0

Measured as tartaric acid

06.05.02.01

Noodles and vermicelli made from starch

2.0

2

Sucrose fatty acid esters

Emulsifier

01.02.02

Flavored fermented milk

1.5

-

(3) Processing aid with expanded scope

Name

Function

Food name/category

Manganese sulfate

Nutrients for fermentation

Fermentation technology

(4) Food nutrition enhancer with expanded scope

Name

Function

Category number

Food name/category

Maximum level

6S-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium

Nutrition enhancer

01.01.03

Recombined milk (limited to milk for pregnant and puerpera)

Applicable scope and usage should comply with GB 14880

01.03.02

Modified milk powder (limited to milk powder for children)

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

06.06

Instant cereals, including rolled oats

14.02.03

Fruit and vegetable juice (nectar) drink (including fermented product)

13.03

Foods for Special Medical Purpose (except 13.01)

Can be used as the source of folic acid, the usage should comply with the relevant requirement of folic acid in GB 29922

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Reference

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