Two New Food Raw Materials Open for Public Consultation


On 1st November, 2021, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 2 new food raw materials passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now opens for public comments. The deadline for public comments is 1st December, 2021.

(1) Sugarcane Extract


Sugarcane Extract

Brief introduction of production process

Using sugarcane as raw material, through squeezing, filtering, sugar separation and other processes to obtain sugarcane molasses, and then water and ethanol are used as extraction solvents to prepare powdered sugarcane extract through processes such as filtration, vacuum concentration, ion exchange and spray drying; or to prepare liquid sugarcane extract through processes such as filtration and vacuum distillation.

Recommended daily intake

≤1 g/d(Sugarcane extract powder), or≤10 g/d(Sugarcane extract liquid)

Other information

1. The substance shall not be consumed by infants, pregnant women and lactating women. Inapplicable population should be marked on labels and instructions.

2. See appendix for quality specifications and food safety indicators.

(2) Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum BB536


Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum BB536

Other information

1. Can be used in infant food

2. Food safety indicators should conform to relevant Chinese standards

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CFSA Opened Public Comments for Two New Food Raw Materials