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Food Additive Details

Nisin (234)

Functional Classes
  • Preservative

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GSFA Provisions for Nisin
Number Food Category Max Level Notes
Food Category Hierarchy 06.5 Cereal and starch based desserts (e.g. rice pudding, tapioca pudding) 3 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.5 Cheese analogues 12 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.4.3 Clotted cream (plain) 10 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.7 Dairy-based desserts (e.g. pudding, fruit or flavoured yoghurt) 12 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.4 Edible casings (e.g. sausage casings) 7 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.2 Fine bakery wares (sweet, salty, savoury) and mixes 6 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.1.4 Flavoured fluid milk drinks 12 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.3.2 Heat-treated processed comminuted meat, poultry, and game products 25 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.2.2 Heat-treated processed meat, poultry, and game products in whole pieces or cuts 25 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.2.1 Liquid egg products 6 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.4 Processed cheese 12 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.5.1 Ready-to-eat soups and broths, including canned, bottled, and frozen 5 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.2 Ripened cheese 12 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.1 Unripened cheese 12 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.6 Whey protein cheese 12 mg/kg

Note: Unless otherwise specified, food additive provisions apply to the food category indicated (e.g. Dairy), as well as to all subcategories of that category (e.g. Cheese, Ripened Cheese, etc.).


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