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November 9, 2018
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On October 30, China's Ministry of Agriculture initiated a public consultation on draft MRL amendments to its National Food Safety Standards in Food. Proposed amendments (in Chinese) include:

Comments are due by November 30, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on November 10, 2018.

September 4, 2018
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On September 4, China's Health and Family Planning Commission published new food additive use levels. The announcement notifying these changes is available in Chinese.

The Food Additive Database, which includes China's food additive regulations, will be updated following the translation and analysis of the regulation. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

June 15, 2018
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On June 4, China's Ministry of Agriculture initiate a public consultation on draft MRL amendments to its National Food Safety Standards in Food. Proposed amendments (in Chinese) include:

Comments are due by June 30, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on June 16, 2018.

March 1, 2018
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On March 1, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission approved modified uses for seven food additives. The announcement notifying these changes is available in Chinese.

The International Food Additive Database, which includes China's food additive regulations in English, has already been updated to reflect these changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

February 22, 2018
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On February 22, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for China.

 
China’s food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI

 
The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for China.

January 4, 2018
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On December 28, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission approved new and modified uses for seven food additives and one processing aid. The announcement notifying these changes is available in Chinese.

The International Food Additive Database, which includes China's food additive regulations, has already been updated to reflect these changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

December 14, 2017
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On December 12, China’s National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment published a draft food safety standard (in Chinese) for the use of food additives. Comments are due by January 9, 2018.  

 
China's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

November 27, 2017
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On November 15, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission announced the approval of new food additive uses. The announcement notifying these changes is available in Chinese.

The International Food Additive Database, which includes China's food additive regulations, will be updated by November 29 to reflect these changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 2, 2017
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On October 30, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission approved a new food additive use. The announcement notifying this change is available in Chinese.

The International Food Additive Database, which includes China's food additive regulations, has already been updated to reflect these changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

July 20, 2017
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On July 20, China's Ministry of Agriculture notified the WTO of draft changes to its National Food Safety Standards in Food, including proposed changes to MRLs for 112 pesticides.

Comments are due by September 18, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database over the next week. 

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