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Canada Authorizes the Use of Food Enzyme Maltotetraohydrolase from Bacillus licheniformis GICC03548

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Posted By: Nikola Svorcan

eu-proposes-import-tolerances-for-the-pesticide-deltamethrin (3) (1)-2On February 28th, 2024, Health Canada's Food Directorate published a regulation on the “Notice of modification to the List of permitted food enzymes to authorize the use of maltotetraohydrolase”. The regulation amends the List of Permitted Food Enzymes.

The scope of the document highlights the following key points:

  • Allows the use of enzyme maltotetraohydrolase from B. licheniformis GICC03548 in bread, flour, unstandardized bakery products, etc;
  • The maximum use level of the enzyme in the given food categories is GMP;
  • The results of the risk assessment support the safety of the food enzyme for its intended use.

The regulation is effective from February 28th, 2024.

To view the complete regulation, check out the Food News Monitoring System and stay up-to-date.