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Handbook on Food Label Claims in China

  •   11 Sep 2017
  •    Yilia Ye
    • Handbook on Food Label Claims in China
      中国食品标签声称指南

    • Author :Giacomo Cirillo (ChemLinked)
    • Language:EN
    • Format:Electronic Edition (Adobe PDF)
    • Pages:19
    • Update date:2017-09-12
    • Publish date :2017-09-11
    • Status: In force
    • Price: $129     (Free for premium members)

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    Introduction

    This report explains how claims on food labels are regulated under the Chinese laws, both in general and for special categories of food

    Contents

    1. Scope

    2. Terms, Definitions and Classifications

    2.1 Nutrition Labeling

    2.2 Nutritional Claims

       2.2.1 Nutrient content claims

       2.2.2 Nutrient comparative claims

    2.3 Health Claims

       2.3.1 Nutrient Function Claims

       2.3.2 Reduction of Disease Risk Claims

       2.3.3 Other Function Claims (including enhanced function claims)

    3. Labeling Claims

    3.1 General Rules on Nutrition Labeling Claims

       3.1.1 Energy and nutritional components

       3.1.2 Nutrient content claim and comparative claim of nutritional components

       3.1.3 Synonymous name of content claim

       3.1.4 Requirements and conditions for comparative claims of energy and nutritional components

       3.1.5 Synonymous name of comparative claim

       3.1.6 Standard nutrient function claim of energy and nutritional components

    3.2 Rules On Claims on Special Foods

       3.2.1 Food for Special Dietary Purposes

       3.2.2 Health Food

    3.3 Other Label Claims

       3.3.1 No additive/flavoring food

       3.3.2 Organic, green & pollution-free food

       3.3.3 GMO food

    4. Related Resources

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