Food Partner Network News On January 7, 2021, the National Health Commission issued Announcement No. 9 of 2020″On the Fruit Bodies of Cicada Flower (Artificial cultivation) and other 15 kinds of”three new foods” announcement”, so far in 2020, the three new product declaration statistics are as follows.
new food ingredients
In 2020, a total of 7 new food materials have been approved. Among the 7 new food materials approved, 2 are plant-based new food materials and 4 are Edible strains, of which Lactobacillus helveticus R0052, Bifidobacterium infantis R0033 and Bifidobacterium bifidum R0071 are strains that can be used in infant food. So far, the number of strains that can be used in infant food has increased to 12.
new varieties of food additives
In 2020, the National Health Commission approved a total of 35 new food additives through 2020 No. 4, 2020 No. 6, 2020 No. 8 and 2020 No. 9 Varieties, including 15 new varieties of enzyme preparations for the food industry, 1 new variety of food additives, 1 new variety of food processing aids, 1 new variety of food nutrition fortifiers, and 17 food additives with expanded use range/used amount ( Among them, 3 are processing aids and 2 are nutrition fortifiers).
New varieties of food-related products
In 2020, the National Health Commission approved a total of 2020 No. 4, 2020 No. 6, 2020 No. 8, 2020 No. 9 Announcement 53 new varieties of food-related products, including 11 new varieties of food contact materials and product additives (accounting for 20.75%of the total), 20 new varieties of food contact materials and product resins (accounting for 37.74%of the total), and expanded applications 18 kinds of additives for food contact materials and products (accounting for 33.96%of the total) and 4 kinds of resins for food contact materials and products (accounting for 7.55%of the total) that have been expanded.
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