Modification of the list of permitted food enzymes published
Oct 26, 2021
Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a premarket safety assessment of each of three food additive submissions seeking approval for the use of maltogenic alpha-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis HyGe750n6, B. subtilis RF13018, and Saccharomyces cerevisiae M17906 in bread, flour, whole wheat flour, and unstandardized bakery products.
Maltogenic alpha-amylase from other sources is already permitted in these foods. The new source organisms, B. licheniformis HyGe750n6, B. subtilis RF13018, and S. cerevisiae M17906, were not permitted sources for any food enzyme in Canada.
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