CHINA NATIONAL HEALTH AND FAMILY PLANNING COMMITTEE (NHFPC) ISSUED NEW APPROVED FOOD ADDITIVES

On March 1, 2018, an announcement was issued by National Health and Family Planning Committee (NHFPC) about fructosyltransferase (also named β-fructosyltransferase) functioned as enzyme preparations for food industry and expending usage scope of 7 food additives, such as diglycerin fatty acid esters and others.

1.      New variety of enzyme preparations for food industry is fructosyl transferase (Also named β-fructosyl transferase) from Aspergillus oryzae. 

The quality of Fructosyl transferase/β-fructosyl transferase shall comply with the Enzyme Preparations for Food Industry National Standard (GB 1886.174-2016).

In addition the scope of 7 additives is expanded: Mono and Diglycerides, Dl-Tartaric Acid, Soluble Soybean Polysaccharide, Brilliant Blue, Phosphoric Acid, Lemon Yellow and Nisin.