On Sep. 18, 2014, NHFPC published “list of non-food material which may be illegally added to food (draft)”, this list is an integration and amendment of the previous 6 batches of “list of non-food material which may be illegally added to food and list of food additive which may be used abusively” published by previous MOH.
The draft list is now open for comments, the deadline is Oct. 25, 2014.
The comments could be submit by fax or by email.
The categogies are listed as below,
|rose red B (rhodamine B)|
|Acid orange II|
|Malachite green and crystal violet|
|2||rich-nitrogen compound||protein powder|
|3||phthalate||17 phthalate compounds|
|4||industrial or non-food grade material||Industrial sodium hydroxide|
|Industrial mineral oil|
|industrial acetic acid|
|Industrial copper sulphate|
|8||boric acid and borax|
|11||Sulfur dioxide urea|
|12||Fluorescent whitening material|
|14||Beta lactamase (golden magnolia enzymes)|
|18||sodium silicates (water glass)|
|19||waste oil and fats|
|22||Poppy and poppy shell|