Canada: Canada to Revise Uses of Aluminum-Containing Food Additives

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CA2023-0010

Following a review of aluminum in foods, Health Canada announced, on March 9, 2023, its intention to revise certain permitted uses of aluminum-containing food additives. Restrictions in use would impact a wide range of food additives, such as anticaking agents, coloring agents, and gelling, thickening, and firming agents. Interested stakeholders may submit new scientific evidence to Health Canada by May 22, 2023.

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