China: 2023 National Food Safety Standards Plan Call for Comments

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CH2023-0036

On March 7, 2023, China’s Food Safety Standards Monitoring and Evaluation Department of the National Health Commission (NHC) released a letter soliciting public comments on the 2023 Plan for National Food Safety Standards. The letter proposed 39 national food safety standards for food additives, food contact materials, contaminants, physical, chemical and microbial testing methods, foods for special dietary purposes, and food nutrition fortifiers. This report contains an unofficial translation of the letter and the Plan. Comments must be submitted by fax before March 17, 2023.

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