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A Look Back at 2022 with ChemLinked: Global Food Regulation Updates

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Lennie Tao, Lorraine Li, Sadie Shen
Tuesday , 10th Jan 2023

The year 2022 witnessed many significant regulatory updates nationwide. In China, several significant food standards were released, such as the new GB standard for dairy products and food contact materials. South Korea has many critical regulatory revisions in 2022, regarding Food Code and labeling requirements. Japan also adopted new food additives and revised product standards in the past year.

Global food stakeholders need to stay vigilant to cope with frequent regulatory changes, effectively address compliance challenges, and aim for great success while shouldering their social responsibilities. Therefore, ChemLinked has prepared this webinar to provide an overview of revised and emerging food regulations in global over the year and help our clients catch the key regulatory points.


Section 1 Food Regulation Updates in China

1. Import performance

  • Import data of major food categories

  • Analysis of import rejection 

2. Regulations, GB standards and Drafts Unveiled in 2022

  • List of regulations and GB standards published/under consultation

  • Interpretation of significant regulations: GB 2760, GB 2762, etc.

3. Regulatory dynamics of specific categories

  • Dairy

  • Infant formula

  • Health food

  • Food for special medical purposes

  • Food contact materials

  • Food ingredients (food raw materials & food additives) 

4. Significant updates in Hong Kong and Taiwan

5. Suggestion and outlook for 2023

  • The impacts on the business environment after the change of China’s COVID-19 epidemic prevention policy

  • Preparation for the upcoming regulations/standards

  • Other compliance issues: advertising, food safety, food ingredients

Section 2 Food Regulation Updates in Pan Asia

1. South Korea

  • Food Code updates (food material/ pesticide and veterinary drug residual limits/ product standards)

  • Food import policy

  • Food packages

  • Food labeling

  • Health functional food

  • Food additive

2. Japan

  • Product standard (beverage/organic processed food/genetically modified food/health food)

  • Food additive

  • Food contact materials

  • Pesticides and veterinary drugs residual limits

3. Significant Regulatory Updates in Southeast Asia

  • Philippines

  • Indonesia

  • Vietnam

  • Malaysia

  • Singapore

  • India

  • Thailand

4. Significant Regulatory Updates in South Asia

  • India

Section 3 Food Regulation Updates in Europe, America and Oceania

1. EU

  • Key updates related to food additives, food contact materials, packaging and packaging waste

  • Briefly mentioned: changes to novel food, pesticide residue, etc. 

2. US

  • Import requirements

  • Labeling updates

  • Amendments related to beverage and dairy products

  • Briefly mentioned: changes to food additive, food contact material and pesticide residue

3. Canada

  • Key revisions to fundamental regulations and labeling requirements

  • Briefly mentioned: changes to food ingredient, food additive, pesticide residue, etc.

4. New Zealand & Australia

  • Importation requirements

  • Labeling updates

  • Revisions related to specific products

  • Briefly mentioned: changes to food ingredient, food additive, pesticide residue, etc.


TopicTime (China Standard Time)

Section 1 Food Regulation Updates in China


10 mins Break

Section 2 Food Regulation Updates in Pan Asia


10 mins Break

Section 3 Food Regulation Updates in Europe and America

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  • ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
    Lennie Tao is a food regulatory analyst working at ChemLinked. Her broad experience in the food sector in China has afforded her unique insights on key areas, including dairy, infant formula and health food. She is a regular attendee of China special food training forums and has delivered speeches in industry conferences, workshops held by embassies, consulates and agencies (e.g. Usapang Exports held by the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in 2021), etc. Email:
  • ChemLinked Senior Regulatory Analyst
    Lorraine T.S. Li is a specialist in the research and analysis of the regulatory compliance of Korean Food, Cosmetics, and Chemical industry. She mainly provides expert articles on Korean chemical, food, cosmetics, and environment policies to help clients transcend the regulatory barriers. Follow me for more Korea compliances info. Contact me at:
  • ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
    Sadie Shen is a food regulatory analyst working at Chemlinked. With strong research, analytical, and writing skills, she provides insightful commentary on the latest regulatory updates across Asia Pacific, including Singapore, India, Australia, New Zealand, and beyond. Her deep expertise in China's food policies enables clients to stay ahead of shifting regulations.