Regulatory Comparison of Food Claims in China and Canada
Food claims are informative statements or representations that describe the attributes, qualities, or advantages of a food or its ingredients. They serve to educate consumers about the nutritional value, health benefits, and safety aspects of food products. However, regulations and standards for food claims can vary across different countries. This article aims to provide a comparative analysis of the regulatory frameworks governing food claims in China and Canada.
Update | China Unveils Amino Acid Management on Foods for Special Dietary Uses
On November 30, 2023, China National Health Commision (NHC) and State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) jointly unveiled Announcement on Amino Acid Management on Foods for Special Dietary Uses, with immediate effect. It focuses on the management of amino acid as a nutritional fortification substance in foods for special dietary uses.