Notice of modification to the List of Permitted Food Enzymes to enable the use of xylanase from Trichoderma reesei RF5427 in various foods
Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0206 [2023-08-03]
Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a premarket safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking authorization for the use of xylanase from Trichoderma reesei RF5427 in various foods. The requested maximum level of use for this food enzyme is Good Manufacturing Practice.
The results of the premarket assessment support the safety of xylanase from T. reesei RF5427 for its requested uses. Consequently, Health Canada has enabled the use of xylanase from this source as described in the information document below by modifying the List of Permitted Food Enzymes, effective August 3, 2023.
The purpose of this information document is to publicly announce the Department's decision in this regard and to provide the appropriate contact information for those wishing to submit an inquiry or new scientific information relevant to the safety of this food additive.
To obtain an electronic copy of the Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Enzymes to Enable the Use of Xylanase from Trichoderma reesei RF5427 in Various Foods - Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0206, please contact our publications office or send an e-mail to email@example.com with the words "hpfb BCS nom-adm-0206-eng" in the subject line of your e-mail.
Health Canada's Food Directorate is committed to reviewing new scientific information on the safety in use of any permitted food additive. Anyone wishing to submit an inquiry or new scientific information on the use of a permitted additive may do so in writing, by regular mail or electronically. If you wish to contact the Food Directorate electronically about xylanase from T. reesei RF5427, please use the words "xylanase (NOM-0206)" in the subject line of your e-mail.
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