- In December 2017 and January 2018, China General Administration of Customs (GAC) released various announcements regarding tariff policy towards various dairy imports from New Zealand.
- On 21st of August, the Swiss manufacturer Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition Ltd had its export accreditation suspended by CNCA because of excessive bacterial contamination.
- On August 2, 2017, India FSSAI released an announcement detailing the updated food safety standard of milk and milk products, which have been effective since the date of release.
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- On August 4, 2017, Japan appended the list of countries approved to export raw milk/milk products. Ukraine and Puerto Rico are newly added.
- On July 31, 2017, China AQSIQ released an announcement detailing unapproved food and cosmetics in June. Altogether 620 batches of food were inspected and found unqualified, including beef from 6
- Australian dairy exports to China suffered a significant setback with the suspension of the registration of “Camperdown Powder Pty” and “Parmalat Australia Pty Ltd” by CNCA.
- In the blacklisted imported food list in March 2017 released by China AQSIQ recently, there were 14 batches of dairy products which failed the CIQ inspection and quarantine in March