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MHLW proposes to update the Positive List of Food Additives


May 30, 2024

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) of Japan has published for comments a proposal to amend the "Specification and Standards for Food, Food Additives, etc." to include or review the specifications for 19 food additives.

Once the amendment is adopted, the revised Positive List will enter into force on June 1, 2025.

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

Check the full text of the documents (in Japanese), click on the Link

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