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NHC Unveils 6 Substances Newly Approved as Both Food Ingredients and Chinese Medicine

Six plant-derived substances previously only considered as traditional Chinese medicine ingredients are now eligible for use in ordinary food products.

On January 6, 2020, China National Health Commission publicized 6 substances that are considered as both foods and as traditional Chinese medicine.[1] The 6 substances involved can be used in food production from now on, but the labels, advertisements, or specifications of products containing these ingredients must not indicate medicinal efficacy. Details of 6 substances are: 

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