NHC approved 3 New Food Raw Materials

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On 7th January, 2021, National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC) approved 3 new food raw materials, the detailed approval information is as follow:

1. Isaria cicadae Miq. fruit body (artificial cultivation)

Name

Isaria cicadae Miq. fruit body (artificial cultivation)

Basic information

Source: Artificially grown cicada fruit bodies

Species: Cordyceps, Corynespora

Production process

Inoculate the strain of Isaria cicadae Miq. on culture medium for artificial culture. Then, harvest fruit bodies and dry them.

Recommended intake

≤ 3 g/day (Measured on dry products)

Supplement information

1. Infants, young children, pregnant women and lactating women are not suitable for consumption. The labels and instructions shall indicate the unsuitable population and the limit of consumption.

2. Using safety standard of edible fungi as reference for contaminant limit. Aflatoxin B1, Aflatoxin B2, Aflatoxin G1, Aflatoxin G2, Deoxynivalenol, Ochratoxin A, Zearalenone cannot be detected, the content of Beauverin≤ 3 mg/kg (See Appendix A for detection methods).

2. Sodium Hyaluronate

Name

Sodium Hyaluronate

Basic information

Source: Streptococus equi subsp.zooepidemicus

Structure:

Molecular formula: (C14H20NNaO11)n, n: 200-10000

Molecular Weight: 8.02×104 —4.01×106

Production process

Using glucose, yeast powder, peptone as the culture medium, fermented from Streptococus equi subsp.zooepidemicus.

Recommended intake

≤200 mg/day

Quality requirement

Property

White granule or powder

Sodium hyaluronate content,    g/100g

≥ 87.0

Moisture,                   g/100g

≤ 10.0

PH

6.0-8.0

Ash,                       g/100g

≤ 13.0

Supplement information

1. Application scope and recommended intake are as follow: Milk and dairy product (0.2 g/kg), Beverages (Volume of liquid beverages≤50 mL, 2.0g/kg, Volume of liquid beverages: 51-500 mL, 0.20 g/kg, Solid beverages are converted according to the liquid volume after preparation), Alcohol (1.0 g/kg), Cocoa products, chocolate and its product (including imitations and chocolate substitutes) and candy (3.0 g/kg), Frozen drinks (2.0 g/kg).

2. Infants, young children, pregnant women and lactating women are not suitable for consumption. The labels and instructions shall indicate the unsuitable population and the limit of consumption.

3. Food safety indicators must meet the following requirements:

Pb,                  mg/kg

≤ 0.5

As,                  mg/kg

≤ 0.3

3. Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens subsp. Kefiranofaciens

Name

Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens subsp. kefiranofaciens

Supplement information

1. Approved as the edible strain, infants and young children are not suitable for consumption.

2. Food safety indicators should comply with relevant Chinese standards.

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Reference

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