Eleven New Food Additives Open for Public Consultation

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On 6 August, 2021, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 11 new food additives passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now opens for public comments, including 4 new food enzymes, 6 food additives with expanded scope and 1 processing aids with expanded scope. The deadline for public comments is 4 September, 2021.

(1) New food enzymes

No

Name

Source

Donor

1

Phospholipase A1

Aspergillus oryzae

Valsaria rubricosa

2

Maltogenic amylase

Bacillus licheniformis

Geobacillus stearothermophilus

3

Glucose oxidase

Trichoderma reesei

Penicillium amagasakiense

4

Lipase

Trichoderma reesei

Aspergillus niger var. tubingensis

The quality specification requirements of enzymes should meet the requirements of the ‘National Food Safety Standard, Food Additives, Enzymes’ (GB 1886.174)

(2) Food additives with expanded scope

No

Name

Function

Category number

Food name/category

Maximum level(g/kg)

Note

1

Silicon dioxide

Anti-caking agentt

04.04.03

Other soy products(only for

soy protein powder or modulated soy protein powder)

15.0

2

Carbon dioxide

Other

01.02.02

Flavored fermented milk

Appropriate level as required in production

3

Turmeric

Colorant

06.03.02.04

Batter(Such as batter containing fish and poultry), coating flour, powder used for food frying

0.25

Measured as curcumin

4

Nisin

Preservative

04.04.01.03.02

Pot-stewed semi-dried tofu

0.5

5

Sucralose

Sweetener

04.04.01.05

New soy products(puffed soy protein food, soybean meat, etc.)

0.4

6

Vegetable carbon black

Colorant

01.02.02

Flavored fermented milk

5.0

04.01.02.05

Jam

(3)Processing aids with expanded scope

No

Name

Function

Usage scope

1

White mineral oil

Release agent, lubricating agent

Processing technology of fresh yeast products

(The maximum level is 0.1 g /kg)

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CFSA Opened Public Comments for Eleven New Food Additives