- China is the largest market for online trade around the world. Benefiting from Chinese government’s policies, online trade value is increasing dramatically year by year and may reach 10 trillion USD by the end of 2016. Previously, foods exported to China had to go through a long-winded and complete
- On Nov. 16, 2016, China CFDA released the finalized version of two supplementary documents for infant formula recipe registration. Compared to the draft versions, the trial versions have deleted some impractical elements and simplified the compilation of registration dossiers.
- 40 important administrative measures and regulations and their supplementary rules covering the food safety issues were issued during 2015 and 2016, which now form the framework of the new Chinese food safety legislation system.
- On 19th October, the State Council released the revised draft of Implementation Rules of Food Safety Law (hereafter called Implementation Rules) for public consultation. The revised draft of Implementation Rules of Food Safety Law further detail the requirements laid out in the articles of the Food
- CFDA released the supplementary requirements for FSMP registration in China recently (see CL report on Apr. 19, 2016) to support of implementation of “Administrative Measures for Registration of Foods for Special Medical Purpose”. The supplementary requirements include the detailed explanation of
- April 27, 2015 saw the official release of the revised China Food Safety Law (FSL) after 2 years of legislative development. The new FSL contains 10 chapters consisting of 154 articles, 50 more than the previous one. Compared to the current law when promulgated the new food safety law will impose
- The second draft of China’s food safety law was published by the State Council on 22 December, 2014, seeking public comments. Food regulatory experts from REACH24H offered a webinar titled “Requirements and Impacts on Imported Food in the Second Draft” on 15 January, 2014 and prepared this report
- Under revised Food Safety Law, market access requirements for non-novel health foods will be greatly reduced. Once all the ingredients are already regulated under Chinese national Standards products will not require registration.