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MHLW Bans a Designated Food Additive in Food Products


Mar 22, 2024

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has issued an amendment to revise the food additive list. As per the amendment, 3,6-dimethyl-5,6,7,7a-tetrahydro-2(4H)-benzofuranone will be removed from the Essence List of 18 Kinds as of December 31, 2024.

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