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Aluminium in imported noodles: recommendations for analysis

Recommendations for the analysis and reporting of aluminium in imported noodles, including maximum limits.

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The Government Chemist concluded a Supplementary Expert Opinion case on the aluminium content of imported noodles which resulted in recommendations for the analysis and reporting of aluminium in imported noodles.

The Government Chemist supports a maximum limit for aluminium of 10 mg/kg applied to ambient instant noodles. Investigation into the natural occurrence of aluminium in Asian wheat flour is recommended.