Toxic Chemical PFAS Found in McDonald’s Packaging PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), a type of cancerogenic chemical has been detected in some food packages at fast food giants such as McDonald’s and Burger King in the United States. It triggered heated discussion on Chinese social media...
Singapore Establishes the Maximum Residue Limits for Mercury, Bromate, and Mycotoxins in Food Singapore will impose the maximum residue limits for mercury, bromate, and mycotoxins (including Deoxynivalenol, Fumonisins B1 & B2, Ochratoxin A and Zearalenone) in food based on the result of safety assessment.
China Consults on Seven New Food Related Products On August 5th, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment consulted on 7 new food related products, including one new variety of FCM additive, two new varieties of resin, and four FCM additives with expanded application scope.
China Regulates on Commercial Live Streaming Activities On July 29th, China State Administration for Market Regulation announced the draft of Guidelines to Strengthen Online Live Streaming Marketing Activities Supervision for public comments.
China Consults on the Measures on the Quality and Safety Supervision and Administration of Food Related Products On July 30, 2020, SAMR released “Measures on the Quality and Safety Supervision and Administration of Food Related Product (draft)” for public feedback, the formulation of which was early raised in SAMR’s legislation program 2020.
  • Taiwan to Revise Method of Test for Food Additive Specifications of Five Substances
  • Japan Consults on Maximum Residue Limits of 3 Pesticides
  • China GAC Revises Inspection and Quarantine Requirements of China-Russia Dairy Products Two-way Trade
  • Taiwan Consults on Method of Test for Veterinary Drug Residues in Foods - Test of Nitrovin (2)
  • Taiwan Amends Standards for Specification, Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives
  • Japan Releases the Detection Methods for Pesticide Residues, Veterinary Drugs and Feed Additives in Food
  • Taiwan Consults on the Revision of Food Flavorings Using Requirements
  • South Korea Amends the MRLs of Pesticides
  • SAMR Releases the Supervision and Sampling Rules for 131 Products
  • China SAMR Reports on the Food Safety Sampling Test Results of 2020 H1
Hesong Wang China Health Care Association
Yilia Ye ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
Lennie Tao ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
Anne Peng Food Consultant at Reach24H Consulting Group
Jocelyn Sun ChemLinked Brand Strategist
Dec 2020
5th Nutraceutical and Functional Food Asia Pacific Summit 2020 Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore
Nov 2020
Hi & Fi Asia-China 2020 NECC, Shanghai, China
Nov 2020
Healthplex Expo 2020 / Natural & Nutraceutical Products China 2020 National Convention and Exhibition Center (Shanghai)
Nov 2020
Vitafoods Asia 2020 Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Oct 2020
Sep 2020
Vitafoods Virtual Expo Digital – Online
Sep 2020