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China Approves 3 New Food Raw Materials, 5 New Food Additives and 7 New Varieties of Food Related Products
Jan 14, 2021
As revealed by the notice released on Jan 7, 2021, 15 substances were approved by China’s National Health Commission (NHC), including 3 new food raw materials, 5 new food additives and 7 new varieties of food related products.
China Consults on Eleven New Varieties of FCM Additives and Resins
Dec 16, 2020
On Dec. 14, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment consulted on 11 new varieties of food related products, covering two new FCM additives, six FCM additives with extended application scope, and three new resins.
NHC Approves Four New Food Additives and Two New FCM Additives
Nov 13, 2020
As revealed by the notice released on Nov. 11, 2020, six new ingredients were approved by China’s National Health Commission (NHC), that includes 4 new food additives and 2 new FCM additives.
China Unveils the First GB Standard for Infant Feeding Bottles and Teats
Nov 04, 2020
GB 38995-2020 is the first mandatory standard specifying the technical requirements of infant feeding bottles and teats. It states that the products should possess strong boiling water resistance, thermal shock resistance, sealing properties and other requirements.
China Consults on Six New Varieties of FCM Additives and Resins
Oct 20, 2020
On October 16, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment consulted on six new varieties of food related products. The six varieties include two new FCM additives, three FCM additives with extended application scope, and one new resin used in FCM.
China Consults on 18 Food Safety National Standards, involving FCM and Food Additives
Oct 19, 2020
On October 15, 2020, the Food Safety National Standard Review Committee released eighteen food safety national standard exposure drafts for public comments. The drafts include eleven food additive GB standards, four food contact material standards, two food additive GB standard modification lists, and one detergent standard.
China Consults on Standard for Metal Materials and Articles for Food Contact Use
Sep 14, 2020
The maximum level of impurity elements in a metal base are specified in GB 4806.9 and reusable metal materials are required to conduct migration tests three times following GB 31604.1.
China Ministry of Commerce Specifies Timeline on Plastic Ban
Sep 02, 2020
On Aug 31st, China Ministry of Commerce published a notice on strengthening the plastic pollution control within business fields. Timeline and requirements related to food industry are specified.
China Approves 5 New Food Additive Varieties and 16 Food-related Products
Aug 18, 2020
As revealed by the NHC notice released on August 14, 2020, 21 new ingredients have passed the safety evaluation and were granted approval, which includes 5 new food additives and 16 new food-related products.
Toxic Chemical PFAS Found in McDonald’s Packaging
Aug 12, 2020
PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), a type of cancerogenic chemical has been detected in some food packages at fast food giants such as McDonald’s and Burger King in the United States. It triggered heated discussion on Chinese social media...
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