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Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 on Food Additives

10 April 2019

Regulation: Regulation (EU) 2018/1497 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 as regards food category 17 and the use of food additives in food supplements.
Amendment: Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 on food additives
Came into force: 10th October 2018
Jurisdiction: EU

In Annex II entries for food category 17, food supplements, are amended, as the previous subcategory, 17.3 ‘food supplements supplied in a syrup type or chewable form’, has been removed. This is due to the sub category leading to misinterpretation causing difficulties with the implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 on food additives.
The following amendments have been made as a result:

  • The entry for Category 17 in Part D is replaced to reflect the revised subcategories; Part D lists the categories of food that food additives can be added to.

  • The entry for Category 17 in Part E is also replaced with entries that were previously in 17.3, transferred into either 17.1 or 17.2. Part E lists the authorised additives for each subcategories and the conditions of use.

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