Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Enzymes to Enable to Enable the Use of Aspergillus fijiensis as a Source Organism for Invertase – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0144

Background Health Canada's Food Directorate completed an evaluation of available scientific and taxonomic data supporting the re-identification of the source organism name for invertase "Aspergillus japonicus" to "Aspergillus fijiensis" in the List of Permitted Food Enzymes. Invertase sourced from A....

Modification to the List of Permitted Colouring Agents to Enable the Use of Lycopene Extract from Tomato in Certain Non-Carbonated Sweetened Flavoured Water-Based Beverages with Vitamins and Minerals Nutrients Added and in Sports Drinks – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0143

Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0143 Background Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a premarket safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of lycopene extract from tomato in certain non-carbonated sweetened flavoured water-based beverages to which vitamins and minerals...

Nutrition Science Advisory Committee (NSAC): Nomination call for members

Health Canada is establishing a new external Nutrition Science Advisory Committee (NSAC) to provide timely and independent scientific and technical advice related to nutrition, including current and emerging research within the field. View original article here Source

Health Canada’s Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to Enable the Use of Cellulose, Powdered in Horseradish and Mustard Powder (Wasabi-like Powder) – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0135

Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a detailed safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of powdered cellulose as a bulking and texturizing agent in horseradish and mustard powder (wasabi-like powder). As no safety concerns were...

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Preservatives to Enable the Use of Tocopherols in Dehydrated Fish Broth and Dehydrated Mollusc Broth – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0136

Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a premarket safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of tocopherols in dehydrated fish broth and dehydrated mollusc broth. As no safety concerns were raised through Health Canada’s assessment, the...

Notice of Modification to the List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods to Add a Maximum Level for Cyanide in Apricot Kernels Reference Number: NOM/ADM C-2019-1

Health Canada will be modifying the regulatory List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods, to add a new maximum level of 20 parts per million (p.p.m.) total extractable cyanide in apricot kernels sold for human consumption, which is...

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Enzymes to Enable the Use of Glutaminase from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens GT2 in Various Unstandardized Foods – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0139

Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a premarket safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of Glutaminase from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens GT2 in Various Unstandardized Foods. As no safety concerns were raised through Health Canada's assessment, the...

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to Enable the Use of Polysorbate 80 in Various Infant Foods and Nutritional Supplement Powders – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0138

Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a premarket safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of polysorbate 80 in the manufacture of spray-dried bacterial culture preparations for use in infant formulas powder, dried infant cereal products...

Notice of Health Canada’s Proposal to Revise Permitted Uses of the Food Additives Methyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben and their Sodium Salts in Various Foods – Reference Number: NOP/ADP-0033

Health Canada’s Food Directorate is proposing modifications to the parabens’ food uses with the objective of ensuring that these uses are up to date and reflective of actual uses in foods sold in Canada. Consequently, Health Canada intends to revise...

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to enable the use of L-Lysine Monohydrochloride in certain processed snack foods – Reference number: NOM/ADM-0140

Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a premarket safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of l-lysine monohydrochloride in certain processed snack foods to inhibit acrylamide formation during their manufacture. As no safety concerns were raised...
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