Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted pH Adjusting Agents, Acid-Reacting Materials and Water Correcting Agents to Enable the Use of Hydrochloric Acid in Unstandardized Foods – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0163

Health Canada’s Food Directorate completed a detailed safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking the use of hydrochloric acid as a pH adjusting agent in specific unstandardized foods. Hydrochloric acid is already permitted for use as a pH adjusting agent in a number of unstandardized foods. As no safety concerns were raised through Health Canada’s assessment, the Department has enabled the use of this food additive as described in the information document by modifying the Lists of Permitted Food Additives, effective March 12, 2021. View original article here Source

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