- On 8th Aug., 2019, SAMR issued the Measures for Administration of Sampling Inspection of Food Safety, which will be implemented on 1st Oct. 2019.
- On Aug. 20th, SAMR released Health Food Labeling Warning Language Guide, and it will come into force on Jan. 1st, 2020.
- On August 15, 2019, Blue Orca, a short selling investment firm, published its opinions on Ausnutria Dairy Corp Ltd claiming that Ausnutria inflates revenues, hides costs, misleads Chinese
- China will allow any enterprise or individual to petition SAMR to append the Directory of Health Food Raw Materials and expand on the list of approved health food label functional claims. These
- On Aug. 12th, 2019, National Health Commission (NHC) issued its national standards revision and formulation planOn Aug. 12th, 2019, National Health Commission (NHC) issued its national standards
- A popular social commerce platform called Red has been suspended from Android stores. It is believed that a preponderance of spurious content related to health food and is to blame.
- The formal removal of import quotas on various oils has been proposed by Chinese authorities, however, given that quotas and tariffs were removed by China’s Ministry of Commerce back in 2006
- On August 9th, 2019, CFSA opened 8 new food additives to public feedback.