On September 8, 2022, China National Health Commission (NHC) opened the proposed draft of GB 2760-2014 Standard for Uses of Food Additives for public comments, along with the drafts of other 17 GB standards regarding food additives. Any comments can be submitted until October 10, 2022 via the National Food Safety Standards Information System.
In China, GB 2760-2014 acts as the most fundamental and significant legislation to regulate and guide the correct use of food additives, whose two revised drafts have been released in 2017 and 2021 respectively. Notably, this latest draft is seeking public comments again for some pending contents after the comments solicitation for the second draft finished, mainly pertaining to the Table A.1 of GB 2760-2014. Major proposed revisions are as follows: