Vietnam To Issue the New Food Additive Regulation

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Posted By: Baviya Priyadharshini

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On August 30, 2019, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam has published the “Circular No. 24/2019 / TT-BYT regulates the management and use of food additives.”

Appendix I is included in the Circular as a list of food additives permitted to use in food. Among them, trisodium citrate, sodium fumatares and benzoates are mentioned. The Circular also includes a list of maximum use of additives in food (Annex II) and a list of food additives and food subjects that are permitted in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) (Annex III).

The regulation will enter into force on October 16, 2019.

Read the full text of the circular in Vietnamese here or in English in our Food Law Library.