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Found 10 records similar to Proposal to transfer Health Canada's maximum level for patulin in apple juice and unfermented apple cider to the List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods
The List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods specifies an ML of 0.2 parts per million (p.p.m.) for lead in fruit juice, fruit nectar, beverages when ready-to-serve, and water in sealed containers (commonly referred to as bottled or prepackaged water) other than mineral or spring water.
Get the production, price and farm value of apples in the province from 1994-2005. Statistical data on marketed apple production, grower price and average marketing costs, by variety of apple.
Arsenic is naturally occurring in the environment, and very low levels are present in various foods. Elevated arsenic exposure from drinking water has been associated with a variety of serious adverse health effects, with potential effects noted in vulnerable populations such as infants and children. Health Canada has conducted a scientific assessment, provided below, which supports updating the maximum level (ML) for total arsenic in fruit juice and fruit nectar. Health Canada is proposing to lower the existing ML to values that are as low as reasonably achievable based on the fruit juice and nectar type.
Get preliminary apple crop production estimates, by variety of apple, for Ontario from 2012 to 2014. Statistical data are compiled to serve as a source of agriculture and food statistics for the province of Ontario. Data are prepared primarily by Statistics and Economics staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, in co-operation with the Agriculture Division of Statistics Canada and various government departments and farm marketing boards.
Health Canada has notified Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. that it has no objection to the food use of Arctic Fuji apple event NF872. The Department conducted a comprehensive assessment of these varieties according to its Guidelines for the Safety Assessment of Novel Foods.
Health Canada has notified Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. that it has no objection to the food use of Arctic Apple events GD743 (Golden Delicious (GD) variety) and GS784 (Granny Smith (GS) variety). The Department conducted a comprehensive assessment of these varieties according to its Guidelines for the Safety Assessment of Novel Foods.
The List of Maximum Levels for Various Chemical Contaminants in Foods specifies an ML of 200 parts per million (ppm) total glycoalkaloids in potato tubers (fresh weight), with total glycoalkaloids specified as being the sum of alpha-solanine and alpha-chaconine. These two glycoalkaloids are estimated to comprise approximately 95% of the total glycoalkaloid (TGA) content of potatoes.
Food contaminants and other adulterating substances are chemicals that may be present in foods at levels that could impact the overall safety and/or quality of foods. These substances can either be inadvertently present in foods or in some cases intentionally added for fraudulent purposes. Establishing maximum levels (MLs) is a form of risk management that may be employed to reduce exposure to a particular chemical contaminant in foods.
foods. These substances can either be inadvertently or naturally present in foods or, in some cases, intentionally added for fraudulent purposes. Establishing a prohibition or a maximum level (ML) is a form of risk management that may be employed to eliminate or reduce exposure to a particular chemical contaminant in foods.
Health Canada has conducted a re-evaluation of the food additive uses of the colouring agent amaranth, which is currently permitted at a maximum level of use of 300 parts per million (p.p.m.), singly or in combination with other specified synthetic colours, in a range of foods including bread, jams, concentrated fruit juice, flavoured milk, ice cream and tomato catsup.