Codex Alimentarius

The Kit Kat sushi is available until February 14.


Have a break...have a Kit Kat sushi

By Gary Scattergood

Japan is known for its love of weird and wacky Kit Kat flavours, but Nestlé might have just taken the biscuit with its sushi version.

India proposes draft regulation to allow vegetable fats in chocolate. ©iStock/taffpix

India may allow vegetable fats in chocolate

By Oliver Nieburg

Vegetable fats such as palm oil may be permitted in chocolate up to 5% under draft regulation from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

No health risks from Sunset Yellow at current usage levels, says EFSA

EFSA declares Sunset Yellow safe and ups ADI

By Oliver Nieburg

Current industry uses of food additive Sunset Yellow FCF (E 110) are not a safety concern, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which has upped the acceptable daily intake for the color.

Codex discusses fats and oils

Codex discusses fats and oils

In light of the 18th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and
Oils to be held in London, UK on 3-7 February 2003, the US
Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration said
this week that they are to sponsor a public...