On July 26th, 2010, Ministry of Health of the PRC has issued the document of the National Food Safety Standards on Food Addictives Using Standards (draft for soliciting opinions). The Standards stipulates usage principle, allowable species of food addictives, usable range, maximum amount as well as amount of residue. It applies to all companies involving manufacturing, operation, and using of food addictives. The new standard is expected to replace the GB 2760-2007 Hygienic Standards on Using of Food Addictives.
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