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China to Formulate 11 National Food Safety Standards

  •   18 Sep 2018
  •    Lennie Tao
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    Takehome:

    • NPC released 11 draft versions of national food safety standards.

    On Sept. 14th, 2018, NPC issued Announcement No. 780, releasing the draft versions of 11 national food safety standards for public comments (consultation deadline: Oct. 31st, 2018):

    1. National Food Safety Standard—Food Contact Materials and Products—Determination of the Migrant Amount in 1,4-Butanediol

    2. National Food Safety Standard—Food Contact Materials and Products—Determination of the Migration Amount in Acrylic Acid and Methacrylic Acid

    3. National Food Safety Standard—Residue Determination of 4-Hexylresorcinol in Food

    4. National Food Safety Standard—Residue Determination of Cinnamaldehyde in Food

    5. National Food Safety Standard—Determination of Casein Phophopeptide in Food

    6. National Food Safety Standard—Determination of 15 Toxic Alkaloids in Food

    7. National Food Safety Standard—Determination of Iodine in Food

    8. National Food Safety Standard—Food Microbiological Examination—Detection of Vibrio Vulnificus

    9. National Food Safety Standard—Food Microbiological Examination—Detection of Burkholderia gladioli (Pseudomonas cocovenenans subsp.farino fermentans)

    10. National Food Safety Standard—Extended One-generation Reproductive Toxicity Study

    11. National Food Safety Standard—Test Method of in Vitro Mammalian Cell Micronucleus

    Standard 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 10 in this list are new standards formulated due to gaps in the current standard system. Meanwhile, Standard 7, 8 and 11 adopt testing methods used commonly on a global level, for example, ISO/TS 21872-2: 2007.

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