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October 25, 2016
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On October 24, China’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) notified the WTO of 233 proposed MRLs for 99 pesticides in foods.

The proposal is currently only available in Chinese. Proposed MRLs will begin to display in the Global MRL Database following translation and further analysis of the draft amendment. All MRLs will be entered by October 28, 2016.

September 15, 2016
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On September 14, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission published 246 regulatory documents, including new and updated specification standards for many food additives.

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.

September 13, 2016
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On September 12, the USDA Food and Agricultural Service (FAS) recently published a report on China’s new draft standards for MRLs notified to the WTO.

Proposed MRLs are available in the Global MRL Database.

August 10, 2016
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On August 3, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission approved the use of three new food additives. Furthermore, additional uses were also approved for eight already permitted additives. The announcement notifying these changes is available in Chinese.

China's updated food additive regulation is in the process of being analyzed and entered into the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

August 5, 2016
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On August 5, China's Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) notified the WTO of 1058 proposed MRLs for 160 pesticides in foods.

The proposal is currently only available in Chinese. Proposed MRLs will begin to display in the Global MRL Database following translation and further analysis of the draft amendment.

July 11, 2016
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On June 30, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission approved the use of ten new food additives. Furthermore, additional uses were also approved for nineteen already permitted additives. The announcement notifying these changes is available in Chinese.

China's updated food additive regulation is in the process of being analyzed and entered into the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

June 8, 2016
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On June 2, the China Food and Drug Administration published a proposed list of nutrients permitted for use in health supplements. The documents are available in Chinese. Comments are due by June 11, 2016.

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

June 1, 2016
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On May 30, the China Food and Drug Administration published a proposed list of additives permitted for use in health supplements. The documents are available in Chinese. Comments are due by June 11, 2016.

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

May 26, 2016
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China's Ministry of Agriculture recently initiated a public consultation on the draft MRL amendment to its National Food Safety Standards in Food (in Chinese).

Comments may be submitted domestically via the feedback form, due June 10, 2016. Relevant proposed MRLs will be added to the Global MRL Database following the careful analysis of the draft amendment over the next few weeks.

May 16, 2016
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On May 11, the China Food and Drug Administration published a State Council notice, in Chinese, setting the focus for the 2016 work of the governmental bodies responsibile for food safety. Information on what will be the regulatory emphasis regarding food additives is included in the document.

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

 

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