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Amendment to the Colouring Matter in Food Regulations

The Colouring Matter in Food (Amendment) Regulation 2008 was published in the Gazette  on  2 May 2008  (L.N. 98 of 2008),  and  passed  by  the  Legislative  Council.  With  effect  from  1 December 2008, Red 2G will be removed from the list of permitted colouring matters.

Colouring Matter in Food (Amendment) Regulation 2008 – Legislative Council Brief (PDF)

Letter to trade – Avoid Using Red 2G as Food Colour in Hong Kong (PDF)

Letter to trade – Colouring Matter in Food (Amendment) Regulation 2008 - Repealing Red 2G from the List of Permitted Colouring Matters (PDF)

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Red 2G in Food

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Last Revision Date : 03-09-2010