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#US FDA to reduce French dressing regulation: The US FDA plans to revoke the Definition and Standard of Identity for French dressing and seeks public comments by 22 March.

Revocation of the Standard of Identity for French dressing could provide manufacturers with greater flexibility in the product's manufacture, and regulatory constraints could be comparable with nonstandardized foods available in the marketplace.

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January 14, 2021

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Egypt National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) has notified WTO members of its new regulation on food additives.

To enhance food control system the present decision aims at determining the additives authorised to be used in food which is handled in Egypt and will be effective on 23 March 2021 after a six-month transitional period.

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January 13, 2021

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NMPA approved the use of Ethyl Lauroyl Arginine HCl as a cosmetic preservative and Methoxy PEG-23 Methacrylate, Calcium Phosphoryl Oligosaccharide, and Steareth-200 as raw materials for cosmetics, effective immediately.

Ethyl Lauroyl Arginine HCl was originally listed in the "List of Used Cosmetic Ingredients". Now that it is officially classified as a preservative, the registration requirements are higher and more difficult. But on the other hand, it also reflects China's more open attitude towards new raw materials.

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January 12, 2021

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New regulation on infant food in India: The #FSSAI published a new regulation on infant food, infant formula, follow-up formula, and formula for particular dietary uses.

It includes nutrient, nutrient ingredient purity, and food additive requirements. It also states that food labels must show their products' mandatory statements and warnings.

The new regulation comes into force immediately, and Food Business Operators (FBO) shall comply by 1 July 2021. 

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January 7, 2021

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#US #FDA provided requirement guidelines to allow 3 categories of medical device into market that rely on performance criteria to demonstrate safety and effectiveness.

These 3 medical device categories are spinal plating systems, orthopedic non-spinal metallic bone screws and washers, and magnetic resonance receive-only coils.

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January 6, 2021

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