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China Releases Revised Draft of New Food Safety Law

October 30, 2013

Public comments will be accepted until Nov. 29.

China put its first Food Safety Law into effect on Jun. 1, 2009. However, over the past 4 years, food safety issues are still abound. On Oct. 29, China’s Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) released a revised draft of the new Food Safety Law on its website, asking for public comments until Nov. 29.
 
To submit comments, interested parties can visit: http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn   or directly email: spaq@chinalaw.gov.cn.
 
U.S. – China Health Products Association has translated the relevant portions that are directed towards foreign imports and health products. To view the English translation, visit the association’s website here:
 
http://uschinahpa.org/category/regulatory-updates/
 
The entirety of the original Chinese text, which consists of more than 20,000 characters, is available here:
 
http://www.sfda.gov.cn/WS01/CL0782/93682.html
 

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