Notice of Proposal to Enable the Use of a New Food Additive, Yeast Mannoproteins, to Inhibit Crystal Formation in Wine
Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a detailed safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of yeast mannoproteins to inhibit the formation of potassium bitartrate crystals in wine.
As no safety concerns were raised through this assessment, it is the intention of Health Canada to enable this food additive, as described in the information document. The purpose of this communication is to publically announce the Department's intention in this regard and to provide the appropriate contact information for any inquiries or for those wishing to submit any new scientific information relevant to the safety of this food additive.
Health Canada's Food Directorate is committed to reviewing any new scientific information on the safety in use of any food additive, including yeast mannoproteins. Anyone wishing to submit new scientific information on the use of this food additive or to submit any inquiries may do so in writing, by regular mail or electronically. If you wish to contact the Food Directorate electronically, please use the words "yeast mannoproteins" in the subject line of your e-mail. Health Canada is able to consider information received by March 21, 2015, 75 days from the date of this posting.
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