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ANVISA publishes amendment on the regulation of additives and processing aids for use in foodstuffs


Feb 21, 2024

The National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA in Portuguese) has published Normative Instruction - IN No. 274, amending Normative Instruction No. 211/2023 which establishes the technological functions, maximum limits and conditions of use of food additives and processing aids authorized for use in food.

The additives added to the list are:

- Propylene glycol alginate (INS405) for use as stabilizer or emulsifier in several food categories and with certain limits

- Carmines (INS120) and Chlorophophylls and Chlorophyllins, copper complexes (INS141 (ii)) as colourings in biscuits.

This Normative Instruction comes into force on March 4, 2024.

For further information (in Portuguese), click on the Link

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