Steviol glycosides from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni (ICS Codes: 67.220.20, 67.080.10)
Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Enable the Use of Steviol Glycosides from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni in Canned Fruit Products - Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0131. Language(s): English and French. Number of pages: 3 and 4
Health Canada's Food Directorate completed a detailed safety assessment of two food additive submissions seeking approval for the use of steviol glycosides from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni in canned fruits products.
Steviol glycosides from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni is already permitted for use in Canada as a sweetener in a variety of unstandardized foods.
As no safety concerns were raised through Health Canada's assessment, the Department has enabled the use of steviol glycosides from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, as described in the information document below, by modifying the List of Permitted Sweeteners effective 3 April 2019. The purpose of this communication is to publically announce the Department's decision 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.