The Americas - Brazil: Amendment to the regulatory instruction on the copper limit in chestnuts

The National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA in Spanish) published the modification of Normative Instruction (IN) 88, dated March 26, 2021, which establishes the Maximum Tolerable Limit (MRL) of contaminants for food. 44 mais palavras

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Em 22 de março, a Organização Mundial da Saúde anunciou que a variante BA.2 da #Omicron havia se tornado a forma dominante do SARS-CoV-2, o vírus que causa a #COVID, em todo o mundo. 466 mais palavras

A Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (Anvisa) aprovou, na quarta-feira (27), a prorrogação do prazo de validade da vacina ComiRNAty, desenvolvida pela farmacêutica norte-americana Pfizer. Agora, os lotes já importados e distribuídos ganharão mais um ano de validade.

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The Americas - Brazil: Webinar/Anvisa: Sanitary requirements for vegetable oils and fats

ANVISA informs about the realization, on Monday, April 18, from 15h, a webinar on sanitary requirements for vegetable oils and fats.
Its objective is to clarify doubts about the Resolution of the Collegiate Council (RDC) 481/2021 and the Normative Instruction (IN) 87/2021, which deal with the subject. 11 mais palavras

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Articles - Brazil: The importance of food and nutrition labeling for consumer food autonomy

Food and nutrition labeling is a strategic tool of the Ministry of Health (MS) allied to the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA), developed with the aim of minimizing consumer exposure to industry abuse and misleading information; promote resources for access to more adequate, healthy and safe food, reduce rates of obesity, overweight and food insecurity; and for / beyond the prevention of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). 65 mais palavras


The Americas - Brazil: Resolution on the restriction of the use of trans fats food industries

Resolution No. 632 of March 24, 2022, was published in the Official Journal of the Union, which provides for the restriction of the use of industrial trans fats in foods. 40 mais palavras

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The Americas - Brazil: Resolution DRC No. 623 on tolerance limits for foreign matter in food and the general principles for their establishment

This Resolution establishes the tolerance limits for foreign matter in foods, the general principles for their establishment and the methods of analysis for conformity assessment purposes. 37 mais palavras

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