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Found 10 records similar to Health Canada's Proposal to Modify the Currently Permitted Uses of the Colouring Agent Amaranth in Various Foods

Federal

The food industry has for some time expressed interest in the use of Spirulina products to impart colour to foods. Health Canada’s Food Directorate received a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of Spirulina extract as a colouring agent in unstandardized confectionery at a maximum level of use of 2%.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: Jan. 7, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  food additives, approved food additives, use of spirulina extract, colouring agent, unstandardized confectionery
Federal

This List of Permitted Colouring Agents sets out authorized food additives that are used to add or restore colour to a food.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  food additives, approved food additives, restore colour, permitted colouring agents, permitted food additives
Federal

Health Canada received a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of lycopene extract from tomato as a food colouring agent. The maximum level of use on the basis of the finished food or beverage ranges from 3 ppm to 100 ppm.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 3, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  food additives, approved food additives, new food additive, lycopene extract, tomato, food colouring agent
Federal

This List of Permitted Starch-Modifying Agents sets out authorized food additives that are used to modify the structural properties of a starch.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  permitted food additives, permitted starch-modifying agents, starch
Federal

Food additives are regulated in Canada under Marketing Authorizations (MAs) issued by the Minister of Health and the Food and Drug Regulations (Regulations). Approved food additives and their permitted conditions of use are set out in the Lists of Permitted Food Additives that are incorporated by reference in the MAs and published on the Canada.ca website.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: Oct. 2, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  food additives, approved food additives, enable the use of ground limestone, colouring agent, unstandardized confectionery
Federal

This List of Permitted Bleaching, Maturing or Dough Conditioning Agents sets out authorized food additives that act on flour or dough to improve dough handling properties or baking quality or colour of bakery products.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  permitted food additives, permitted bleaching, maturing, dough conditioning agents
Federal

This List of Permitted Firming Agents sets outs the authorized food additives that are used to make or keep a food firm or crisp.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  permitted food additives, permitted firming agents, authorized food additives, a food firm, a food crisp
Federal

This List of Permitted Emulsifying, Gelling, Stabilizing or Thickening Agents sets out authorized food additives used to form or maintain a uniform emulsion of two or more phases in a food, impart a particular food texture through the formation of a gel, maintain a uniform dispersion of two or more ingredients in a food, or modify the viscosity of a food.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  food additives, approved food additives, permitted emulsifying agent, gelling, stabilizing, thickening agents, permitted food additives
Federal

This List of Permitted Glazing or Polishing Agents sets out authorized food additives that, when applied to the external surface of a food, impart a shiny appearance or provide a protective coating.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  permitted food additives, permitted glazing, permitted polishing agents, authorized food additives, a shiny appearance, a protective coating
Federal

This List of Permitted Sequestering Agents sets out authorized food additives that are used to control the availability of cations.

Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  permitted food additives, permitted sequestering agents, cations
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