G/SPS/N/CHN/314| Administrative Measures on Import and Export Food Safety | 12/27/2010 (Draft)
Administrative Measures on Import and Export Food Safety_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_12-14-2010
| Admin Measures for Qualification Cognizance of Food Inspection Insti | 6/21/2010 (Finalized and released on October 20, 2010; http://www.moh.gov.cn/publicfiles/business/htmlfiles/mohzcfgs/s7845/201011/49540.htm; Implemented on December 1, 2010)
On May 31, 2010, the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council published draft Administrative Measures on Qualification Cognizance of Food Inspection Institutions for domestic comments. The Measures specify the qualification criteria for food and food additive inspection institutions. The deadline for comments is June 10, 2010 and the regulation will come into force on October 1, 2010. This report contains an UNOFFICIAL translation of the document.
Admin Measures for Qualification Cognizance of Food Inspection Insti_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_6-14-2010
G/SPS/N/CHN/201| Food Additive Registration | 5/20/2010 (Final of Notification G/SPS/N/CHN/201)
Food Additive Registration_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_5-12-2010
| Food Safety Standards | 5/20/2010
On May 5, 2010, China¡¯s State Council Legislative Affairs Office (SCLAO) published the ¡°Administrative Measures for National Food Safety Standards¡± on its website. The draft measures stipulate how a state standard on food safety should be formulated, addressing questions such as who can draft a standard and who approves a new standard. Comments on this standard are due by May 25.
Food Safety Standards_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_5-12-2010
G/SPS/N/CHN/201| Licensing for New Food Additives | 2/8/2010 (Finalized version was released on March 30, 2010; final version see report Food Addtive Registration; Implemented on March 30, 2010)
Licensing for New Food Additives_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_2-4-2010
G/SPS/N/CHN/202| Food Disinfectant Materials | 1/25/2010 (Finalized and released on January 30, 2010; http://www.moh.gov.cn/publicfiles/business/htmlfiles/mohbgt/s10697/201002/45900.htm; Implemented on January 30, 2010)
Food Disinfectant Materials_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_1-21-2010
G/SPS/N/CHN/123| Food Inspection Accreditation | 12/21/2009 (Finalized and released on March 17, 2010; http://www.moh.gov.cn/publicfiles/business/htmlfiles/mohbgt/s3582/201003/46323.htm; Implemented on March 17, 2010)
Food Inspection Accreditation_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_12-17-2009
G/SPS/N/CHN/124| Rules for Food Inspection | 12/21/2009 (Finalized and released on March 17, 2010; http://www.moh.gov.cn/publicfiles/business/htmlfiles/mohbgt/s3582/201003/46323.htm; Implemented on March 17, 2010)
Rules for Food Inspection_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_12-17-2009
G/SPS/N/CHN/120| Rules for New Food-Related Products | 10/1/2009 (Finalized; Final version was implemented on December 1, 2009)
Rules for New Food-Related Products_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_9-25-2009
| MOH Circular on Food Safety Law | 10/1/2009 (Final; Effective on June 5, 2009)
On June 5, 2009, the Ministry of Health issued ¡°Circular on the Relevant Issues on Implementation of the Food Safety Law¡±. The circular provides general instructions to relevant government organizations on executing the new law. This report contains an UNOFFICIAL translation of this circular.
MOH Circular on Food Safety Law_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_9-28-2009
| Implementation Feed Quarantine Regulation 118 | 9/28/2009 (Final; Came into force on September 1, 2009)
On July 20, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) published a final Decree 118 related to quarantine inspection for feeds and feed additives. On August 24, AQSIQ published Announcement 372 relating to the implementation of Decree 118. This Decree will go into force on September 1. This report contains an UNOFFICIAL translation of the regulations.
Implementation Feed Quarantine Regulation 118_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_9-25-2009
| New Feed Quarantine Regulation | 9/14/2009 (Final; Came into force on September 1, 2009)
On July 20, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People¡¯s Republic of China (AQSIQ) published a final regulation related to quarantine inspection for feeds and feed additives. This regulation will go into force on September 1. This regulation has the potential to significantly increase the registration and oversight burden facing U.S. exporters of feed and feed additives to China. This report contains an UNOFFICIAL translation of the regulation.
New Feed Quarantine Regulation_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_9-8-2009
| Final Food Safety Law Implementation Measures | 8/20/2009 (Final; Implemented on July 20, 2009)
On February 28, China¡¯s National People¡¯s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee passed the first comprehensive Food Safety Law (FSL) after five years of drafting. The FSL went into effect on June 1, 2009. On April 24, the State Council published the first draft implementation regulation for public comment. On July 20, the final implementing regulation incorporating public comments was published as an Order by the State Council. This report is an UNOFFICIAL translation of this regulation.
Final Food Safety Law Implementation Measures_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_8-14-2009
G/SPS/N/CHN/119| Licensing of Imported Food Without Domestic Standards | 9/30/2009 (Finalized; http://law.lawtime.cn/d678502683596.html/pos=2; Released on August 9, 2010)
Licensing of Imported Food Without Domestic Standards_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_9-25-2009
TBT/N/CHN/571| General Requirement for the Labeling of Flavorings | 9/28/2009 (Finalized, implemented on October 1, 2010)
General Requirement for the Labeling of Flavorings_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_9-25-2009
| Standards for Inspection on Import Food and Food Additives | 8/17/2009 (Food Safety Law Related Measures)
On July 22, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and the Ministry of Health (MOH) published a joint announcement on ¡°Relevant Applicable Standards for Inspection on Import Food and Food Additives¡± as they relate to the new Chinese Food Safety Law. The announcement also includes applicable standards catalogs for imported food, food additives and food flavorings. This report contains an UNOFFICIAL translation of the announcement.
Standards for Inspection on Import Food and Food Additives_Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_8-13-2009