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Enzyme for use in food processing

Thailand

Apr 07, 2022

Since the MOPH notification No. 409 (B.E. 2562) issued by virtue of the Food Act B.E. 2522 entitled "Enzyme for use in Food Processing" has been published, there are certain ambiguities in the application of this notification. In order to remove these ambiguities, the MOPH notification shall be revised.

  1. The MOPH notification No. 409 (B.E. 2562) issued by virtue of the Food Act B.E. 2522 entitled "Enzyme for use in Food Processing" of 9 July will be repealed and replaced with this draft of MOPH notification.
  2. Based on the MOPH notification No. 409 (B.E. 2562), there are certain requirements that are currently prescribed in this draft of the MOPH notification.
  3. Requirements regarding mycotoxin and novel DNA are added to the general specification for food enzyme:
  • In case of food enzyme originated from fungi, mycotoxin should not be detected.
  • In case of food enzyme originated from genetically modified organisms, novel DNA or gene materials which are the results of the use of gene technology shall not be detectable.

 

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