It is understood that, on May 3, the Canadian Ministry of Health issued G / SPS / N / CAN / 469 / Add.1, the list of "Allowed list of miscellaneous food additives" in the list of "allowed list of food additives" Modified to allow calcium lactate as calcium source for alginate gels for the processing of meat, poultry and fish products, document number: NOM / ADM-0094. The regulation shall come into force on the date of publication.
On the revision, the reporter learned from the Jiangsu inspection and quarantine departments, after the Canadian Ministry of Health has received an application to require approval of calcium lactate, sodium alginate and monoglyceride mixture as a thickening agent for processing Frozen meat, poultry, raw materials or preforms of fish products. On April 11, 2010, the Canadian Ministry of Health has temporarily approved the use of the above three additives (G / SPS / N / CAN / 469 and G / SPS / N / CAN / 597 / Add) after the completion of the scientific assessment by the Canadian Ministry of Health .1). Since then, since the use of calcium lactate as an additive has not found nutritious or toxicological food safety problems in use, the Canadian Ministry of Health has amended the "Allowed Food Additive List"