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Data on Food Rejected by Chinese Customs in 2019
Mar 17, 2020
With reference to GAC data, 1651 batches of imported food products were rejected during customs inspection in 2019, an increase of 23.4% compared to 2018
The Labeling Requirements of “-Free” and “Non-Use” for Food Additives in Japan
Mar 05, 2020
The 6th “Discussion about the Food Additives Labeling System” was held at the Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) on November 1, 2019, which mainly talked about the use of “-free” and “non-use” for food additive labeling.
South Korea Organic Food Certificate Authentication System: Market Access Pathways for International Stakeholders
Feb 18, 2020
As revealed by USDA's report released on July 19, 2019, South Korea’s demand for imported organic foods is increasing.
Regulation & Standard
China’s Meal Replacement Market: Market Overview and Regulatory Compliance
Feb 09, 2020
Consumer purchasing preference of food products in China has been profoundly shaped by China’s shifting demographics, consumption upgrade, and demand for healthy foods.
China New Trademark Law Effective since Nov. 1, 2019
Nov 26, 2019
As revealed by No. 29 Presidential Decree issued in Apr. In 2019, China officially passed the amendment to “Trademark Law”. The new law became effective on Nov. 1, 2019.
Analysis on Japanese Beer Labelling
Nov 22, 2019
I would like to feature the labeling standards for beer while mentioning the definition of craft beer and pointing out its differences from the local beer.
Interpretation of Implementation Rules of Food Safety Law, 2019 – Impact on Administration of Special Food
Nov 05, 2019
The State Council has included considerable detail in the Food Safety Law Implementation Rules on regulation of health food, infant formula and food for special medical purposes. Changes in the Rules reflect the major tasks and goals of the government in food safety, market supervision, education, regulation of ecommerce supply chains and random inspections.
Capitalizing on General Food Nutrient Function Claims
Oct 15, 2019
Nutrient fortification claims and corresponding health claims (nutrient function claims) can also be used on general foods and does not require registration or filing. These rules are laid down in Chinese national standard GB 28050.
Regulatory Challenges Facing CBD as a Food Ingredient in China
Oct 14, 2019
CBD (cannabidiol), a substance extracted from cannabis has been attracting considerable attention from multinational food enterprises due to its potential applications in foods.
"Almond" Is Added to the List of Foods Recommended to Use Allergens Labeling and "Walnut" will be Changed from Recommended to Mandatory
Oct 08, 2019
On July 5, 2019, at the Cabinet Office Consumer Commission Food Labeling Section Meeting, the Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) announced that "Almond has been added to the list of foods recommended to use allergen labeling" and "Walnut has been designated as a food subject to mandatory labeling".
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