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Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Colouring Agents to Enable New Uses of Lycopene Extract from Tomato


Apr 02, 2020

 Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a premarket safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of lycopene extract from tomato in certain non-carbonated sweetened flavoured water-based beverages to which vitamins and minerals nutrients have been added and in sports drinks.

Lycopene extract from tomato is already permitted for use in Canada as a food colouring agent in a variety of foods, including certain beverages.

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