SFA Seeking Feedback on New Food Additives Including Steviol Glycosides

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The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is seeking feedback on the draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2021, deadline is July 2, 2021.

Summary of the amendments:

– Permit the use of new food additives and ingredients

– Extend the use of existing food additives

– Revise the maximum limits for heavy metals in food to be in line with international standards.

Examples of additives and standards listed in the draft:

– Rebaudioside D, E and AM

– Steviol glycosides (the extend the use of existing additives)

– Including revised ML for heavy metals in foods

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