FDA Adding Common Ingredient to the Major Food Allergen List Starting
On January of 2023, the U.S. FDA added sesame to the official list of major food allergens, as identified by the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004, that includes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soybeans.
The US-FDA Grants Citizen Petition on Acacia (Gum Arabic) as a Dietary Fiber
On December 17, 2021, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted a citizen petition concerning the classification of acacia (Gum Arabic) as a dietary fiber.
Registration of Imported Pet food in China
If an overseas pet feed manufacturer exports pet compound feed or pet additive premix feed to China, it shall entrust an overseas enterprise’s office in China or an agency in China to apply for registration with the agricultural administrative department of the State Council and obtain an import registration certificate in accordance with the law.
South korea’s MFDS announces revision of Standards and Specifications for Health Functional Food on functional ingredients
The revision strengthens safety management standards for 8 functional ingredients.
Australia’s TGA lifts pre-approval for medicinal advertisements in “specified media”
As of 1 July 2020, medicine advertisements in specified media will no longer need pre-approval from Australia’s (TGA)
How to Register a Vitamin with Australia’s TGA
In Australia, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) regulates all vitamins for safety and quality. The TGS has set specific requirements such as permitted ingredients, indications and GIMP for vitamins .
The FDA publishes Guidance for Nutrition and Supplements Facts Labels for Small Entity Compliance
FDA publishes guidance for final rule intended to help small entities comply with the nutrition facts labeling requirements